Difference Makers

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Jim Gudas
March 31, 2020 - 9:45 am
Ken Grunke is executive director of the PLOWS Council on Aging, who said his group’s mission of providing meals, transportation, counseling and other support to seniors in the Palos-Orland area in the southwest suburbs is more vital than ever during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Bob Roberts
September 27, 2018 - 7:29 am
Since 2016, Heather Owen and other Chicagoland Rescue Intervention and Support Program volunteers have stationed themselves Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays outside of the city of Chicago Animal Care and Control facility at 2741 S. Western Ave., hoping to intercept pets about to be given...
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Bernie Tafoya
September 25, 2018 - 7:20 am
It looks like a farmer’s market, and it is, but at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center in West Town, it’s called a “health market.” Spokesman Jim O’Connell said it “kind of shows the ‘food as medicine’ model will work.”
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