'Tis the Season for Charitable Outlets
Byline: Jon Davis
The names of three Arlington Heights charitable foundations are included in an annual publication sent to businesses and corporations throughout the West and Northwest suburbs.
The Arlington Heights Senior Center, the Arlington Heights Historical Society and Hope Now, Inc., are listed in "Not-for-Profits of Note," published by the Oak Brook-based Business Ledger.
The idea is to offer corporate community relations managers outlets for the private sector's charitable largesse.
"We just wanted to let our readers know about different not-for-profits that are out there," said Marketing Manager Kelly Conneen.
Each listing includes the foundation's address, phone and fax numbers, a brief history and description of its goals, mission statement and list of officers.
Thank you for your support: Arlington Heights has been recognized by Northwest Suburban High School District 214's Community Education Foundation and Community Education Program.
A plaque stating so was on display at village hall last week and this week.
While the plaque doesn't say so, the honor comes for the village's support of the Community Education Foundation's anti-drug programs, said Mayor Arlene Mulder.
The Foundation, meanwhile, has helped the village's Peer Jury program write a manual, and worked with the Teen Center to set up the "Homework Hangout."
Some day they'll look back and...: Stories about the Iowa septuplets struck a sympathetic chord in Arlington Heights mom Judy Friedman, whose quadruplets turn 18 in February.
"I know how I was," she said. …