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Is Your Mission Strong Enough?

By Jim Stoynoff Recently I had the privilege of being on the panel which reviews applications for the Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence. Each year the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management presents two Alford-Axelson Awards to nonprofit organizations, which correspond to the nonprofit’s annual budget size (large/small respectively). The purpose of the award program is to honor […]

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Veteran Hiring Expo- August 6th

“The Keeling Family Foundation-VetTech.US, Support All Veterans Equally, Illinois Department of Employment Security, 85th Support Command, Pritzker Military Museum & Library and HandsOn Suburban Chicago are collaborating to host the Veteran Hiring Expo: Welcome Home to Careers & Resources on August 6th from 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. @ the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL. […]

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Nominations Needed for Heart of the Community Awards in Buffalo Grove

The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce will recognize outstanding residents and members of the Buffalo Grove and Lincolnshire communities at the Heart of The Community Awards Celebration Gala on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Arboretum C… Read more at: Compassion Takes Action

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90 Year Old Mt. Prospect Veteran to Receive Free New Roof

Mt. Prospect, Illinois – Henry Blim of Mt. Prospect has been named as winner of a new roof in Peterson Roofing’s “No Roof Left Behind” initiative. Henry is a 90 year old WWII veteran who has dedicated his life to the service of others.  From his days in the Air Force to working at local […]

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HandsOn Suburban Chicago Participated in CAPSTONE -14 Earthquake Exercise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2014 Nearly 200 Illinois Responders Participating in Multi-State Earthquake Exercise June 16-20 CAPSTONE-14 to test state, federal and private sector capabilities for responding to, recovering from a catastrophic earthquake  SPRINGFIELD – Illinois and several other Central U.S. states will join federal agencies, volunteer organizations and the private sector in a […]

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Arlington Heights Native Nominated as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

President Barack Obama has chosen former Procter & Gamble Chief Executive Bob McDonald, an Army veteran, as his nominee to be the next secretary of veterans affairs, a senior Obama administration official said on Sunday. Obama’s announcement of McDonald, 61, will be made this week, possibly on Monday. If confirmed by the Senate, McDonald would […]

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CEDA Northwest’s Food Connection Program

     Support from CEDA Northwest can influence lives in countless different ways. Simply by using CEDA Northwest’s Food Connection Program, emergency food service, one woman has been able to save enough money to enroll in Harper College and continue her education with additional help from the Women’s Program there.      As a thirty-one year old […]

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Volunteer Opportunities Help Employers Attract Talent, Report Says

Courtesy of The Chronicle of Philanthropy By Megan O’Neil Well-articulated company policies on giving and volunteerism help employers attract and retain young talent, according to a new survey. The 2014 Millennial Impact Report by Achieve, a consulting firm, surveyed 1,500 employed millennials—people between the ages of 20 and 34. About a third of respondents said […]

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