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Artfully done Frida Kahlo: Timeless Through Sept. 6 McAninch Arts Center 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn (630) 942-4000 https://www.atthemac.org College of DuPage's Cleve Carney... — Updated 6/23/2021

 
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WELLNESS HOUSE RECEIVES GRANT Wellness House of Hinsdale received a $2,500 grant from the DuPage Foundation. The foundation last month awarded a record $702,860 in grants to 37 area nonprofit agencies through its Community Needs... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

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Wellness WALK raises $500,000 Almost 2,000 cancer survivors, families, friends and volunteers gathered May 2 for the Walk for Wellness, which raised more than $509,000 for Wellness House. Participants completed a socially... — Updated 6/2/2021

 

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Walk works wonders - More than $500,000 was raised for the Wellness House when an in-person version of the Wellness Walk returned earlier this month. Almost 2,000 cancer survivors,... — Updated 5/26/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Walk makes mental health strides

The Community House is holding its 14th annual Walk the Walk for Mental Health on Sunday to raise awareness and financial support for mental health services to individuals and... — Updated 5/19/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Opinion

Mom's Day mix of mourning, celebrating this year

Charlie Harley stopped in Monday to let us know about the Armistice Day celebration in Burr Ridge May 15 — at which he will receive the Jack Schaus Patriot Award. I told him I... — Updated 5/5/2021

 

Rosemary 'Terri' Barrett

Rosemary Therese Barrett, known fondly as Terri, passed away peacefully after suffering a stroke on May 2, 2021, at the age of 76. Terri was born in 1945 in Harvey. The family inclu... — Updated 5/5/2021

 

Wanted: Volunteers to help Hinsdale nonprofits

Two weeks ago, we extolled the virtues of volunteering in honor of National Volunteer Month. Today, we offer some specifics for those interested in acting on our call to service. Five nonprofit agencies in town as well as the... — Updated 4/28/2021

 

Hinsdale rich with reasons to celebrate volunteers

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill One of our favorite initiatives at The Hinsdalean has been our Making a Difference partnerships with the nonprofit agencies in... — Updated 4/14/2021

 
 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Kitchen Walk Luncheon goes social this year

The Hinsdale Historical Society is taking to social media this month to bring timeless design inspiration to Hinsdale, culminating in its virtual luncheon, "Making Old, New Again"... — Updated 4/7/2021

 

Loss propels Hinsdale woman into helping others overcome

The death of Molly Haunty's friend and sister-in-law in 2015 launched her into a group to which no one wants to belong. Like so many others, Haunty's life had been touched by... — Updated 3/31/2021

 

D86 candidate Jeff Waters' questionnaire

Jeff Waters Attendance area: HC Years in district: 17 Age: 49 Education: B.S. Economics University of Colorado at Boulder 1994 Occupation: Derivatives Trader Community service: My parents instilled in us the concept that ‘giving... — Updated 3/12/2021

 

Saluting those who show heart for helping others

Happy Valentines Day! Sunday is the 14th, of course, but it’s never to early to spread the love. Each year at this time, The Hinsdalean extends “valentines” to those helping to make the community a little more loving place. W... — Updated 2/10/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Nonprofits learn to adapt during 2020

As the new year begins, The Hinsdalean traditionally reaches out to the leaders of the village’s seven nonprofit agencies, inviting them to offer a recap of the previous year and to share one wish for the new year. This is the... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Nonprofits adapted to meet 2020 demands

As the new year begins, The Hinsdalean traditionally reaches out to the leaders of the village’s seven nonprofit agencies, inviting them to offer a recap of the previous year and to share one wish for the new year. This is the... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

'Twas the night before Christmas in Hinsdale

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the town The Hinsdaleans were scurrying, they rushed all around. For last-minute gifts and cards they did sprint, Armed with lists... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse, 52, of Western Springs, died unexpectedly Nov. 27, 2020. She was born in 1968 in Oak Lawn. Sheela lit up the room wherever she was and her family and friends adored her. Sheela’s children were the most... — Updated 12/16/2020

 

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse

Sheela DeBartolo Kruse, 52, of Western Springs, died unexpectedly Nov. 27, 2020. She was born in 1968 in Oak Lawn. Sheela lit up the room wherever she was and her family and friends adored her. Sheela’s children were the most... — Updated 12/9/2020

 

Giving a big way to show we're in this together

The pandemic may have disrupted a lot of our regular routines, but it did not diminish Hinsdaleans’ commitment for giving back. We’ve documented that bounty of benevolence in our Good News section over the past year, and, as we... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Rincon remembered for her loving heart

Monica Rincon was one who always wanted to gather friends together to celebrate someone's birthday or achievement. So when her friends got the call July 6 from her husband, Chris... — Updated 10/28/2020

 

Awareness just first step in fighting breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We probably don’t need to tell you that. With one in eight women in the U.S. battling breast cancer at some point in her life, you most likely have a friend or loved one who has faced... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

30th anniversary personal for Wellness House board chair

Wellness House Board of Directors Chair Lauren Haarlow has had a front-row seat to the Hinsdale-based nonprofit's evolution since its early years helping those with cancer live and... — Updated 10/7/2020

 

Walk the Walk focuses on mental health

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, it was clear The Community House's annual spring fundraiser would not take place in April. What wasn't clear was whether the Walk the Walk... — Updated 10/1/2020

 
 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Wellness House Ball ... At Your House goes virtual

While the pandemic has affected everyone, young and old, those living with cancer have been particularly impacted. Wellness House has provided a constant source of support for the... — Updated 9/17/2020

 

Ask an expert - MICHAEL WILLIAMS, PSYCHOLOGIST

How is COVID-19 affecting how people grieve? COVID-19 has left many on the cancer journey feeling alone and isolated, said Michael Williams, a Wellness House psychologist. Patients... — Updated 9/9/2020

 

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