Archive | Marie Lazzara

Recycling Event – April 19

Start cleaning out your closets. School District 54, the Village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Township District Library will host a free recycling event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Rafferty Administration Center, 524 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. The following items will be recycled: Electronics:  Televisions, household batteries, […]

Writer Remembers Delicious Christmas Memories

My father Marco recently reminded me to share my stories with my kids during cold, wintry days like the ones we’ve been experiencing now. He has a point because passing down stories and traditions is what keeps family memories alive when our loved ones die. So, when I visited the Angelo Caputo’s Fresh Market in […]

Illinois Worknet Center is Looking to Help Jobless Veterans with Program

Know a jobless post 9/11 veteran? Illinois Worknet Center in Arlington Heights is looking to help veterans by recruiting them for Veteran’s Rapid Employment Initiative (VREI). This fast-track program is a free service funded by the State of Illinois for recently discharged veterans who want to start a career in manufacturing. A two-week “Boot Camp” […]

“Community” Presents Special Edition Interview with AIDS Foundation of Chicago

This week, our LLN team will schedule a very special interview on Monday, Oct. 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. I had the privilege of interviewing Dean Terry Friel of the Walter E. Heller College of Business School at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Schaumburg and David Ernesto Munar, President and CEO of AIDS Foundation […]

CareerPlace Hosts Fundraiser Nov. 9

CareerPlace is having a fundraiser Saturday Nov. 9 at Pinstripes, 100 W. Higgins Road in South Barrington to support its ongoing programs for its more than 700 job seekers. CareerPlace, a nonprofit formerly known as Barrington Career Center, offers access to seminars, workshops and job coaches for a nominal fee. Such information gives job seekers […]

Empowering Women and Providing Warmth to Families are the topics for “Community”

Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Kara Cermak, founder and president of the Elgin-based Celebrating All That Is Feminine (CATIF), a nonprofit whose goal is to raise money to provide funding for already established organizations that empower women and to thank women who have made a difference in their lives.   We […]

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