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ARTFULLY DONE D181 Virtual Student Art Exhibit This exhibit showcases 153 student artists in kindergarten through eighth grade representing all... — Updated 7/1/2020


Virtual version of Walk for Wellness

For more than two decades, people have gathered one spring morning each year to stroll together through the streets of Hinsdale in support of Wellness House. Known as the Walk for... — Updated 6/25/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    Pulse

Mental Health Month right on time

Mental Health Month has been observed the fifth month of every year since 1949. But the month of May has never looked quite like it does in 2020. "A lot has changed, obviously, in t... — Updated 5/13/2020


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AGENCIES receive COVID-19 GRANTS The Community House and Wellness House are two of 21 nonprofit agencies that received a total of $300,000 from the DuPage Foundation in its first round of COVID-19 Response Fund Grants. The... — Updated 4/22/2020


Pritzker: 'Curve is bending the right way' in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday that the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, is showing signs of slowing down and that the social distancing measures put in place have saved thousands of lives. “Our... — Updated 4/21/2020

 By Alexis Braden    Pulse

Wellness House walk goes virtual to raise funds

In the midst of social distancing, one quarantine-approved activity has brought so many of us out of our homes — walking. For Wellness House, the influx of pedestrians taking to... — Updated 4/8/2020


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DEPAUW SENIOR EARNS FELLOWSHIP Natalie Brunini of Hinsdale is one of five seniors at DePauw University who has received an Orr Fellowships. The fellowships place students after graduation in jobs in Indianapolis for two years.... — Updated 4/8/2020


Emma Rose Robinson

Emma Rose Robinson, nee Nowskie, 80, of Downers Grove and formerly of Burr Ridge, died April 2, 2020. Emma was a registered nurse at Hinsdale Hospital for more than 20 years. She... — Updated 4/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Wellness House connections now virtual

Thirty-six hours. That's how long Executive Director Lisa Kolavennu and the staff at Wellness House gave themselves to convert all the programs they offered in person into ones... — Updated 4/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdaleans coping with COVID-19

What a difference a week makes. Last week, Gov. J.B. Prtizker banned events with more than 1,000 attendees, canceled Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and urged businesses to... — Updated 3/18/2020


Carol Hall Gosselin

Carol Hall Gosselin, nee Jessup, formerly of Hinsdale, died peacefully March 3, 2020, surrounded by family. She led a vigorous life and never forgot her roots. Carol was raised in West Lafayette, Ind. and graduated from Purdue Univ... — Updated 3/11/2020


Jennifer Anne Healy

Jennifer Anne Healy, 48, of Hinsdale passed away March 4, 2020, with her family by her side after a 20-month-long battle with metastatic breast cancer. Jennifer was born in 1971 in... — Updated 3/11/2020


Life will go on after loss of a loved one

Pets bring comfort on journey as daugther copes with loss of dad Kathy Burns started grieving long before she lost her dad last year. The process began about five years earlier,... — Updated 2/5/2020


Jeffrey Michael Anderson

Jeffrey "Jeff" Michael Anderson, 61, of Hinsdale passed away Jan. 25, 2020. After a week of farewells from his loving family and friends, he leaves behind a legacy of love and... — Updated 1/30/2020


Ask an expert

What is the best way to start the new year off right? “My personal recommendation on how to improve your health is start small. If your goal is to lose weight, build muscle or just be healthier, start with small goals. Find a... — Updated 1/23/2020


Meditation is the cure for what ails you

"Meditation is, in my mind, the most radical thing a human can do. It's a way to shift our state in the moment to be more relaxed and available. But even more importantly, it's a... — Updated 1/22/2020


Kevin M. Knaul

Kevin M. Knaul, 47, a 15-year Hinsdale resident, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 30, 2019. Kevin always had a smile on his face and positive energy to fill a room. He most enjoyed... — Updated 1/22/2020


Happy 25th, Community Memorial Foundation

In 1995 La Grange Memorial Hospital was sold and part of the proceeds were used to create Community Memorial Foundation. Who could have imagined the work the foundation would do? The foundation, which has issued more than $77... — Updated 1/22/2020


Enhancing emotional wellness in the winter

The winter months can bring a variety of experiences and expectations that can leave us feeling at times elevated and at other times exhausted. While some things are entirely out... — Updated 1/15/2020


Nonprofit leaders share thoughts on '19

At the start of each new year, The Hinsdalean asks the leaders of nonprofit agencies in town to share a recap of the previous year and offer their hope for the next 12 months. This is the second installment of the series. HCS... — Updated 1/8/2020

 By Ken Knutson    60 Seconds

Kolavennu ready to take reins at Wellness House

It was about 14 years ago when Lisa Kolavennu's father was diagnosed with cancer. In walking that journey with him, she discovered Wellness House and, along with it, her vocational... — Updated 12/30/2019

 By Ken Knutson    News

Nonprofits reach out to close decade

In the first of two sets of year-in-review reports from Hinsdale’s nonprofit organizations, leaders of HCS Family Services, Robert Crown Center for Health Education and Wellness House share 2019 highlights for their agencies.... — Updated 12/30/2019


'Twas the night after Christmas in Hinsdale

’Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the town The streets were all quiet, the stores all shut down. The stockings were flung on the floor without care The spot where presents were piled now was bare. The merchants... — Updated 12/23/2019

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Cella bids farewell to her life's work

August 2020 will mark the 30th anniversary of Jeannie Cella's first day at Wellness House. But she won't be there to celebrate it. Cella announced in January that she would retire... — Updated 12/23/2019


'Twas the night before Christmas in Hinsdale

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the townThe Hinsdaleans were scurrying, they rushed all around.For last-minute gifts and cards they did sprint,Armed with lists and ideas and maybe some hints. Gateway and Grant... — Updated 12/18/2019


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