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Ronald McDonald House Provides a Home away from Home for Families on the next “Community with Marie Lazzara”

  It can be a frightening and worrying time for children who enter hospitals for treatment. The families, who provide the best source of comfort, might not have a place to stay to be by their children’s bedsides. That is where Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana comes into to provide comfort […]

Group ‘furnishes’ hope to low-income families on the next “Community with Marie Lazzara”

  Do you have some furniture that you’re not using? Marie Lazzara might have the answer as she will interview a representative from Sharing Connections in Downers Grove. Sharing Connections provides furniture and household items to low-income families helping them transform a bare apartment or house into a home. Most of the families that this […]

Chicago organization provides office services to nonprofits is the next topic on “Community with Marie Lazzara”

It’s a new year and Marie has guests lined up for 2014. On this edition, Marie will interview David McConnell, Board Chair and Chief Financial Officer for the Back Office Cooperative. The Back Office Cooperative (BOC) is a Chicago-based, not-for-profit organization that seeks to improve the performance of the human services sector by leveraging scale […]

Purchasing Tickets for Worthy Causes is the subject for “Community”

Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Annette Koch who is the business development person with, a local business which encourages visitors to purchase tickets for concerts, live performances and certificates with up to 100 percent of the proceeds going toward nonprofits of their choice. Annette will be joined by Natalia Mercado, […]

Helping nonprofits and job seekers are the topics for “Community”

Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Michael R. Sitrick, Director of Development and Stanley Y. Starrett, Committee Member with the DuPage Community Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1986 to benefit the residents of DuPage County, Illinois. It receives contributions and bequests into a permanent endowment that continues to grow and help […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Special Needs Nonprofits Encourage Their Clients to Excel

On “Community with Marie Lazzara,” Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview two guests who work with people with disabilities. They will interview former NBA Player Bruce Flowers, Public Information Director for the Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association in Addison. We will also talk with CEO and Executive Director Abbie Weisberg from Keshet, […]

Community–Fighting Lupus and Cancer with Compassion

Lupus and cancer are debilitating diseases that rob people’s strengths. Nonprofit organizations such as the Lupus Foundation and Wellness House give hope, comfort and renewed strength those who carry the fight against lupus and cancer. Marie and a guest co-host will interview LLN Blog Talk Radio host Cam Lemmon and her involvement with the Lupus […]

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