Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 3

As an intermission between Republican politicians, the Allegiance Color Guard from Dundee came marching by. Horses pulling a stage coach also added interest. A necessary component of any parade with horses is a place to put any horse apples. The … Continue reading

Kiwanis Little Free Library Dedicated at Park District Nature Center

Tuesday afternoon the Crystal Lake Kiwanis, Park District and Public Library dedicated a Little Free Library at the Nature Center on the eastern side of Veterans Acres. It sits at the top of the hill off North Williams Street. The … Continue reading

McHenry County’s Diaper Bank Holding First Benefit Auction Saturday

I had read about the Diaper Bank, probably in the Northwest Herald. But I didn’t make personal contact until the 2012 Marengo Business Expo. It was started by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in McHenry and is poised to start operating … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Kiwanis Begins St. Baldrick’s Pediatric Cancer Fund Raiser Publicity

Stepping to the front to have her tresses cut on Wednesday was former Crystal Lake Kiwanis Club President Jo Anne Ollerenshaw. The cutting of her long hair was done to promote the upcoming St. Baldrick’s Pediatric Cancer Research Fund Raiser, … Continue reading

Still Time to Sign Up for Crystal Lake Kiwanis Santa Run/Reindeer Walk Sunday Morning at 9

Crystal Lake Kiwanis is sponsoring in conjunction with local charities which help kids. As of last Wednesday’s Kiwanis luncheon, 482 people had signed up to run in Santa costumes on what will be a really good running Sunday. This is … Continue reading