Words of Wisdom from Operation Click Luncheon

I attended the Operation Click annual luncheon in Crystal Lake on Thursday. Two automobile dealers donated cars for the teens whose names were selected from various high schools. One was from Kunes Country Ford in Antioch.  The other was from … Continue reading

Operation Click Gives Away Three Cars as Teen Deaths Rare in McHenry County

Two car crashes last year killing Huntley teens, plus a twenty-year old from Algonquin, may have led to the formation of an Operation Click chapter covering Dundee-Crown, Huntley, Marengo, Hampshire and Algonquin’s Jacob High School. During the d’Andrea’s 2013 Operation … Continue reading

Peyton Freund, McHenry East Student, Wins Operation Click Car

Operation Click gave away three cars donated by Crystal Lake Buick GMC, Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram and Black Diamond Plumbing. The first went to Abby Heck, who attends Harvard High School. You can read about that here. The … Continue reading

Cary-Grove’s Roxanne Neubaum Wins Operation Click Car

Cary-Grove student Roxanne Neubaum won the car from Sam Oginni’s Crystal Lake Buick GMC Oginni had the Pontiac dealership in Crystal Lake before General Motors pulled the plug on that line. He has provided a car for each of Operation … Continue reading

Operation Click Scores AAA as National Sponsor, Poised for Exponential Growth

For the three McHenry County high school students who won cars when their key started the ignition at Crystal Lake’s Advocate Good Shepherd-sponsored awards ceremony Thursday, ownership of their own car was the highlight of the day. For the mission … Continue reading

Operation Click Awards April 21st

The program to entice high school students to fasten their seat belts that started in Crystal Lake will hold its annual awards luncheon at D’Andrea’s Banquets at 10:45 on Thursday, April 21st. That’s what Crystal Lake Policeman Sean McGrath, the … Continue reading

Operation Click Awards New Cars at Sears Centre

Sadly, Operation Click has outgrown the Crystal Lake Holiday Inn. 40,000 high school students from Harvard to Champaign were involved this year. I so enjoyed the award ceremony two years ago when Cary-Grove High School’s Kate McNamee won. Happily, the … Continue reading