United Way of Greater McHenry County (UWGMC) announced their campaign results at their annual campaign celebration with 260 guests in attendance on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Starline Factory in Harvard. Campaign Chair and community member Jeff DeHaan kicked off the evening announcing that this year’s efforts resulted in raising $1.436 million. “I want to acknowledge … Continued
Join us for an evening of networking and socializing with fellow community leaders and supporters, heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, music and an exciting awards ceremony! We can’t wait to celebrate our donors, volunteers and community partners as we reveal the results of our #GiveWhereYouLive campaign! Purchase Tickets Online Here Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:30pm … Continued
WRITTEN BY HEATHER ARNOLD Originally published in the Northwest Herald on February 5, 2018 Last week my husband and I had a rare moment to have lunch together after we spent the morning volunteering at the People In Need Forum at McHenry County College. As a member of the steering committee, I had enlisted … Continued
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BY HEATHER ARNOLD As originally published in the Northwest Herald on November 26, 2017. This time of year, especially November, gives me all the feels. I love the drop in temperatures, the frothy fall-inspired lattes from the coffee shops, the smell of burning leaves in the air and, of course, the comforting foods that greet … Continued
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Written by Carole Peters and featured in the Northwest Herald We’ve all heard the saying “work smarter, not harder.” As the executive director of a nonprofit, it is my job to make sure that our team adheres to that very motto. It’s extremely important to be resourceful and collaborate with other companies and organizations in … Continued
Written by Carole Peters and featured in the Northwest Herald I can recall receiving a new coloring book as a little girl, and the first thing I did was page through it to find the Dot to Dot activity. With much excitement, I immediately began counting the dots and watching as the picture would unfold. … Continued