Sycamore native Debbie Halverson purchased the winning ticket in the Make A Difference DKC Car Raffle sponsored by DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC in support of community organizations and Feed My Starving Children. Halverson was given the choice of three vehicles donated by the dealership. She chose to take cash instead so she can make donations to various organizations that she supports. Local nonprofit organizations also participated in the car raffle fundraiser. For every $20 raffle ticket an organization sold, they received $8 back to their own organization, with $12 used to pay for food for the Make A Difference DKC mobile pack event.
DeKALB – Barb Food Mart, a food pantry for families with school-age children in the DeKalb School District, has partnered with the local Goodwill Industries store to collect donations.
Forty-four years ago, two Ellen Oaks residents, Marilyn Greenawalt and Nancy Wulf, decided to have a Christmas open house craft show in their home in Genoa. The show was a success, and grew until it had to be moved to the Masonic Temple in Genoa.
DeKALB – The theme of the 19th annual Christmas Tree Walk and Open House at DeKalb Area Retirement Center-Oak Crest is “A Musical Christmas.” The event will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
The public is welcome to attend the next meeting of the Kishwaukee Valley Art League, titled the “Art of Giving,” at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Unitarian Universalist Church at North Fourth and Locust streets in DeKalb.
DeKALB – Members of the DeKalb County community are encouraged to help their neighbors by making a donation to the WLBK Freezin’ for Food drive.
KIRKLAND – Controlling a horse in competition under normal circumstances can be challenging enough.
DeKALB – Heather Roozee always knew she wanted to work with animals.
SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 sent 93 music students to the 2013 Illinois Music Educators Association all-district orchestras, bands and choirs.