Althoff and McConnauhay Appointed to Human Trafficking Task Force

Press release from State Senators Pam Althoff and Karen McConnaughay: From Senator Althoff: Sen. Althoff appointed to the Human Trafficking Task Force Springfield, IL. State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) is one of twelve Illinois legislators appointed to the newly created … Continue reading

CLCC Dinner to Raise Funds for McHenry County Shelter for Victims of Sex Trafficking Industry

Here are the details from Refuge for Women, Chicago Chapter, which is based in Carpentesrville. Saturday, May 14th from 6 pm to 9 pm, Crystal Lake Country Club, 721 Country Club Rd, Crystal Lake, IL $85 per person.  (Reservations link at bottom … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Endorses Dan Wilbrandt for State Representative

Her State Senator Pam Althoff has tossed in $40,000 to the campaign to elect McHenry County Board member Carolyn Schofield to replace State Rep. Mike Tryon. That was shortly after the teachers’ union called the Illinois Education Association gave Schofield … Continue reading

Strip Joint Regulation

There aren’t any strip joints in McHenry County right now, but note was made during the Unified Development Ordinance debate by Wonder Lake’s John Hammerand that it language was not good enough. Deputy County Administrator Scott Hartman brought up the … Continue reading

Another County Board Meeting, Another Crowded Room

The Unified Development Ordinance–proposed future zoning rules–was again a big draw at Tuesday’s McHenry  County Board meeting. At the last meeting, the room was packed with recreational vehicle owners. From the number of snowmobilers, one might conclude that they are … Continue reading

Human Trafficking Coalition of Northern Illinois Meeting July 23rd

Patriots United featured human trafficking at its annual breakfast this spring. A working group gathered earlier this year. The second meeting will be held July 23rd at the Office of Administer Justice. It is located at 1750 Grandstand Place #15, … Continue reading

Sex Trafficking Subject for Hultgren Thursday, CL Willow Creek Saturday

As Willow Creek Church in Crystal Lake holds a seminar on sexual slavery on Saturday from from 8:15-2 and the teenage girls kidnapped in Nigeria is gaining increasing attention worldwide, Congressman Randy Hultgren hosted a meeting on the subject in … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Supporting Legislation Fighting Illliinos Human Trafficking and Pornography

A press release from State Rep. Barb Wheeler: Representative Wheeler a participant in the Patriot’s United 5th Annual Unity Breakfast Crystal Lake, IL – This morning I had the opportunity to attend the Patriot’s United 5th Annual Unity Breakfast in … Continue reading