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Independent and private schools continue to thrive By Abbey Hayes The western suburbs are lucky to be the home of several exceptionally strong schools. Many have a rich history and are known throughout the communities they serve for academic excellence, a...
How Lions Club Headquarters serves volunteers worldwide By Larry Atseff Did you know that the headquarters of the largest volunteer service organization in the world is located right in Oak Brook? We are referring to Lions International which was started in...
Oak Brook Infant Welfare Fashion Show Success By Oak Brook Magazine Staff This year, the Oak Brook Chapter of the Auxiliary of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago marks its 50th anniversary. Decade after decade, hundreds of women have gathered at...

New Beginnings

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Adoption offers a hopeful, new start By Maureen Callahan Yes, adoption makes me special, it means that I am loved,” wrote author Sharlie Zinniger in her 2014 children’s book, Yes, I’m Adopted! For adoptive families and the children placed with them,...
Running partners Diane Heffernan and David Kuhn keep pace through philanthropy By HM Staff Further. It’s the word Hinsdale resident Diane Heffernan’s husband, Paul, says best describes his wife. “She always takes everything one step further,” he said. “That word will...
Cupid Courts Misericordia brings together paddle players to rally for a cause By HM Staff One Friday every February, the paddle community of the western suburbs put aside their competitive nature and enjoy a day of fun paddle tennis play for...

Dishing Out

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Inside Chef Beau's Klean Kitchen By Abbey Hayes Chef Beau’s Klean Kitchen offers a weekly meal service unlike any other. The emphasis isn’t solely on convenience, it’s also about how the food makes you feel. Chef Beau prepares meals with, allergy-friendly...
Chronicled by The Hinsdale Historical Society By HM Staff For many reasons, we enjoy neatly laid out streets as originally platted out and the historic downtown district of Hinsdale. Even the street names are preserved; the names of trees intersect the...
Wellness House reinstates its annual in-person fundraiser By Maureen Callahan More than three decades ago, a group of concerned Hinsdaleans affected by cancer had a collective vision of a place of healing. The result was the Wellness House (WH). Having experienced...

Going Gold

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Local organization hosts 50th Anniversay Celebration By Larry Atseff The Oak Brook Chapter, Infant Welfare Society (IWS) Auxiliary, hosted over 500 guests for its Mistletoe Medley 50th Anniversary Celebration, “Hearts of Gold,” on November 29th at the Drury Lane Theatre. It...