Quick and Easy: Winnetka Children's Fair

This summer tradition is back for its 66th year.   The Winnetka Children’s Fair will take place on Friday, June 8 and Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fair has signaled the start of summer for North Shore students since 1946. This year features rides, games and activities for all ages, as well as […]

Quick and Easy: Share Your Knowledge

Volunteers, high school age or older, are encouraged to serve in the after-school program at the Nuestro Center of Family Service.   Open to children between first and eighth grades, the program includes a five-day-a-week homework club coordinated with students’ teachers, recreational and mentoring activities, and field trips. Nuestro Center was established in 1997 to […]

Volunteers Needed for Trip to Ecuador

A local health care mission through Causes for Change International is looking for volunteers, especially dentists, who can travel to Ecuador for a mission trip. The trip will leave Chicago on June 17, 2011. Who: Anyone can volunteer.  Healthcare professionals especially needed. It’s helpful to speak some Spanish, but this is not a requirement. What: […]

Apply for a Kohl's Cares Scholarship

Kohl’s seeks to honor more than 2,100 young volunteers, ages six to 18, who have made a positive impact on their communities through volunteerism. Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. Kids ages six to 18 who have made a positive impact on their communities can be awarded […]

Justin Wynn Fund Wins Award

The Justin Wynn Fund, which has been making a difference in the lives of Evanston and Skokie kids for 23 years through its youth leadership program, was awarded a grant of more than $40,000 from the Woman’s Club of Evanston recently. Named after Justin Wynn, who drowned at the age of 9 when he was […]