When Business and Philanthropy Go Hand-in-Hand

Philanthropy comes in many forms, and it’s top of mind this time of year. Discover some of the ways that businesses, employees and owners can further their business goals while doing something good.

Breakthrough Cardiac Health Care

Thanks to revolutionary technology and innovative procedures, cardiac care has immensely improved in recent years. Learn how local hospitals are leaders when it comes to providing breakthrough cardiac health services.






An Iron Horse Takes the Galena-Chicago Stagecoach Trail

Stagecoach trails became the first formal infrastructure for Illinois travel. Join retired college professor Mark Schwendau and his wife, Karen, as they travel the Galena-Chicago stagecoach trail by motorcycle and note interesting landmarks.






Four Classic Festivals to Celebrate Autumn

Now that the weather is turning and the days are getting shorter, it’s time to focus on the family fun that comes with fall. Learn about four quintessential fall festivals in the northwest suburbs.






Information for Women: Be Proactive About Your Health

Both breast cancer and heart disease affect many women, and new treatment techniques are improving outcomes considerably. Learn what you should do when something seems out of the ordinary.






Find a “New You” This Fall

Instead of making excuses as to why you’re unsatisfied with your appearance, how about embracing a new, more confident version of yourself? Meet some of our region’s providers who can help you to reach your goals.






Improving the College Admissions Process at Elgin Academy

As the number of students applying to colleges continues to rise, Elgin Academy is helping students to reach the college of their choice, and to improve the search experience for high schoolers.






Strokes Can Happen to Anyone

Erin Gianaras had an ischemic stroke when she was only 27 years old. Her powerful story brings awareness to stroke risk factors, symptoms and recovery expectations.






Nonprofits That Support the Arts

Our region is full of artists who crave opportunities to showcase their work. Learn how these local nonprofit organizations preserve and promote the arts.






Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues