Ways Lansing Gives

an invitation from The Lansing Journal LANSING, Ill. (November 13, 2017) – Lansing is a generous community, particularly around the holidays. Angel Trees, Toys for Tots, Community Dinners—there are dozens of different ways that Lansing businesses, churches, schools, and other organizations extend a holiday helping hand. The Lansing Journal would like to compile a list … Read more

Thornton Township offers free holiday dinner

Saturday, December 9, at South Suburban College Fitness Center by Melanie Jongsma SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 12, 2017) – Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli considers it part of his job to provide a “social service safety net” to the 17 municipalities within his township. The Holiday Dinner event his staff organizes every year is one … Read more

American Legion Auxiliary hosts successful Veterans Pancake Breakfast

Veterans Pancake Breakfast

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 11, 2017) – “We’ve had more than usual,” said Sandra Gangolf about the crowd at the Veterans Pancake Breakfast. Gangolf is President of Lansing’s American Legion Auxiliary, which organizes the breakfast each year. The pancake breakfast is usually scheduled for the Saturday before Veterans Day. This year the Auxiliary … Read more

Lansing Women’s Club seeks new members

information provided by Barbara Raczak LANSING, Ill. (October 23, 2017) – The Lansing Women’s Club—a longtime Lansing organization of professional women—met recently at Bottom’s Up to discuss ongoing events and ways to attract new members. The club’s list of local philanthropic projects includes working with LARC, the South Suburban Women’s Shelter, and the South Suburban … Read more

Thornton Township hosts Veterans Day memorial service

Friday, November 10, 10:00am–2:00pm information provided by Ernst Lamothe SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 7, 2017) – Vice Commander Marvin Gardner of the Veterans Strike Force Program will be the featured guest at this year’s memorial service honoring veterans. The service will be held at Thornton Township Hall: 333 East 162nd Street, South Holland, Illinois. Lunch … Read more

Holiday season begins for Friends of Lansing Public Library

LANSING, Ill. (November 2017) – Friends of Lansing Public Library is a nonprofit community organization made up of local volunteers who raise money to purchase materials and equipment beyond the library’s budget. Recent projects completed by Friends include new landscaping for the renovated library, and the portable stage used for library programs and concerts. Holiday … Read more