DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (OCTOBER 2014) — Providence of Downers Grove resident Jim Bersie has some advice for the upcoming election. It’s short and it’s simple, but he believes in it very strongly: everyone should get out and vote. “I think politics are important, and people need to get involved, or they’ll miss things about our country,”Bersie […]
ELMHURST, Ill. (OCTOBER 2014)— If you are of Dutch American heritage, Ginger Bilthuis may be able to help you fill in your family tree. She may even be able to tell you if your great-great-grandfather was a brewer in Groningen or a farmer in Friesland. You see, Dutch genealogy is her passion. She specializes in […]
OCTOBER 2014 — Our final newsletter of 2014 continues our celebration of God’s faithfulness throughout the past century, with a special invitation to celebrate in person at Torchlight 2014! To read Issue 4, click the image. A PDF will open, and you can read it online or send it to your printer.
ELMHURST, Ill. (AUGUST 2014) — A delegation of high-ranking Chinese officials snapped photos, took notes, and asked questions, gathering all the information they could on a tour at Park Place of Elmhurst Monday. The visitors studied everything closely —from the layout and the amenities to the artwork on the walls — hoping to bring new and […]
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. (AUGUST 2014)— Professional athletes Dwyane Wade and Brandon Marshall spent some time in New Lenox this summer, hosting a sports camp for area kids. For a maintenance man at Providence of Palos Heights, the camp provided a chance to add to the effort he already puts in coaching youth in Chicagoland. Justin Harris, of Robbins, was […]