Meals on Wheels thrives in Lansing, Illinois

Lansing Meals on Wheels

Nonprofit status helps protect against proposed CDBG budget cuts by Patricia Muhammad LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – Denise Cox, Coordinator for Communications, feels a sense of gratification when she assists other drivers in making deliveries to the more than 40 Lansing residents who receive hot, nutritious meals from the Lansing Meals on Wheels program. “For … Read more

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Lansing’s second Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates with ribbon-cutting

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 27, 2017) – The wind was cold, but the coffee was hot and the fellowship was warm at the Dunkin’ Donuts in north Lansing. The Lansing Area Chamber of Commerce organized a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and Owner Sanjay Tilva welcomed Mayor Eidam, Clerk Vivian Payne, several Village Trustees, members of … Read more

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Burlington Coat Factory awards $1,000 to Lansing teacher

Illiana’s Sharon Bultema uses gift to enhance her classroom by Haleigh Olthof, Illiana journalism student LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – Ms. Sharon Bultema, a Spanish and history teacher at Illiana, has received $1,000 to use in her classroom through a fundraiser by Burlington Coat Factory’s Lansing branch and Burlington Coat Factory in Lansing used … Read more

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Celebrating veterans in Lansing, Illinois

Local services and events information compiled from various sources Sunday, November 5, 2:00pm—Veterans Memorial Service Lansing Veterans Memorial, Burnham Avenue and Glenwood-Lansing Road This year’s service will include a special remembrance of the 100th anniversary of World War I with a raising of a special WWI commemorative flag. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs as … Read more

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Lansing Food Pantry nourishes community

Lansing Food Pantry

New volunteers and donations welcomed year-round by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – For over 35 years, the Lansing Community Food Pantry has been serving residents in need. Every Tuesday morning, volunteers donate their time to assist with grocery carry-outs, stock shelves, fill out paperwork, and do other tasks vital to the pantry’s success. … Read more

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Lansing Subways® fight hunger on World Sandwich Day

Lansing Subways

Friday, November 3, at both Lansing, Illinois, locations information provided by Source Communications LANSING, Ill. (October 20, 2017) – Subway® is taking National Sandwich Day global with World Sandwich Day, and this is the third year that his two Lansing locations will participate, says owner Tom McSwiggan. On Friday, Nov. 3, those two Lansing Subways … Read more

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Halloween weekend events

information provided by St. Ann Catholic Parish LANSING, Ill. (October 2017) – St. Ann Catholic Parish has planned two events for Halloween weekend, both family-friendly. On Saturday The eighth annual Copper Muggers Halloween Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 8:00–11:00am, at TF South. The community is welcome to enjoy breakfast in costume, and then … Read more

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“Artists Lounge Live” series coming to Munster

Judy Garland, Bobby Darin, and Nat King Cole to be featured in 2018 by Melanie Jongsma MUNSTER, Ind. (October 22, 2017) – Tonight’s performance of “Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song,” starring Alexis J. Roston, was the first of a series that will continue in April of 2018, says General Manager Richard Friedman. Scheduled performances … Read more

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District 215 and Thornton Township join forces against breast cancer

Pink Out

by Ernst Lamothe Jr. CALUMET CITY, Ill. (October 2017) – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli and the Board of Trustees along with Thornton Fractional School District 215 (headquartered in Lansing) created a Pink Out Football and Volleyball event. The October 13 football game and October 18 volleyball game … Read more

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