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Okay, I am officially my mother.  When I was working at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency(IEMA) I used to set up with a booth about radon at the Senior Celebration.  Always a great opportunity for screenings and information about everything from home health care to travel, I encouraged my mom to come out. She and […]

Before the exhibit was open journalists had the chance to come and preview the exhibit “Undying Words 1858-1865 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (APLM). I took the opportunity to check it out and had the wonderful opportunity to interview James Cornelius, curator of the presidential library collection and Olivia Mahoney, senior curator at the […]

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Governor's Mansion was site of Senior Hall of Fame and Governor's Unique Achievement Awards

The garden outside the Governor’s Mansion in Springfield, Illinois, was still blooming when I went to the Governor’s Mansion to cover this for Senior News & Times. This event happens one time a year when volunteers and senior service groups come together to honor those that have received top honors. The celebration took place on […]

Father Mascari, a statue dedicated to his vision

While not my usual type of stops, I think a mention of this bronze statue built in Italy to a man that changed the lives of many is worth a mention. This past weekend, September 14th at the Villa’s Senior Care facility in Sherman, Illinois, a ceremony was held to dedicate this statue to the […]