SYCAMORE – The law firm of Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis, LLC announces the retirement of founding partner, Ronald G. Klein. Klein will remain with the firm in his of-counsel status, but at the conclusion of 2013 he will retire from full-time practice.
SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Community Foundation awarded more than $4,000 to the Sycamore History Museum’s new educational program, “A Tale of Two Histories.” The project involves telling cultural history and natural history of the community from the 1830s through 1890s using authentic places to tell the story.
DeKALB - The public is invited to the Gurler Heritage Association’s annual Holiday Story-Telling and Sing-Along, featuring music performed by the Suzuki Violinists, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the Gurler House, 205 Pine St. in DeKalb.
It is said a man’s best friend is a dog. Sometimes, a dog’s best friend is man.
DeKALB – The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people this is a difficult time, marked by stress and loneliness.
DeKALB – The 44th annual Country Music Show Toy Drive will be held from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
DeKALB – Ellwood House Museum, 509 N. First St. in DeKalb, will present a three-day holiday celebration in DeKalb. Festive decorations and music will welcome visitors to the historic mansion of barbed wire baron Isaac Ellwood. This year’s theme is “Holiday Splendor.” A visit to the elegantly furnished home is an ideal way to kick off the holiday season as Christmas sights, aromas and music provide a total sensory experience for visitors of all ages.
SYCAMORE – Dr. Teresa Melton of Allergies, Aches & Pains Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center, Ltd., attended two seminars for pregnancy and pediatric care. The first seminar was Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Postpartum Care, with Debra Betts, international lecturer on obstetrical acupuncture and author of “The Essential Guide to Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth.” Strategies for prenatal care, labor and delivery, postpartum and pre-birth preparation were all discussed.
Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals were both named Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission in early November.
GENOA – NB&T announced that Gwendolyn J. Garza has been promoted to assistant vice-president market manager of the Genoa branch location.
If you want to eat healthier when dining out, researchers recommend surrounding yourself with friends who make healthy food choices.