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Photos: VBS enriching local youth

The St. Katharine Drexel Vacation Bible School and Sugar Grove United Methodist Church were just two of the numerous local churches that have hosted Vacation Bible Schools in the Kaneland area. Photos by Julie Walker Keep Reading

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Maple Park vacation Bible school July 20-23

MAPLE PARK—Grace United Methodist Church will host its Everest vacation Bible school (VBS) Monday through Thursday, July 20-23, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the church, 506 Willow St., Maple Park. The Everest VBS will allow kids to walk away with a rock-solid faith that they can rely on God when life gets tough. There is… Keep Reading

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Two Guys and Free Spaghetti July 28

ST. CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will host a free meal on Sunday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave., in St. Charles. The meal will include homemade spaghetti and meatballs with a beverage, salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert. Carry-out is available, and the building… Keep Reading

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St. Gall announces Rite of Catholic Initiation classes

ELBURN—St. Gall Church in Elburn will hold Rite of Catholic Initiation (RICA/RCIC) classes beginning in September. Adults interested in becoming Catholic, children over the age of 7 who have not been baptized, and anyone baptized Catholic as a child but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Eucharist or Confirmation, are eligible to attend the classes.… Keep Reading

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Local residents receive degrees from North Central College

NAPERVILLE, ILL.—The following local residents earned bachelor’s degrees from North Central College during its 150th commencement on June 13: Dana Gertsen, Shane Smith and Ashley Swanson, all of Elburn; and Athina Ajazi, Drew French, Colleen Gebauer, Allison Grossmann, Brooke Patterson, David Ruddy, Charlene Steininger and Casey White, all of Sugar Grove. Keep Reading

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Thomas helps personally deliver check to Greek clinic

ROMEOVILLE, ILL.—Emily Thomas of Sugar Grove was among the Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Professions students who personally delivered $1,400 to the Doctors of the World clinic in Chania, Crete. The stop at the healthcare clinic was one of several places in Greece during the 11-day Lewis University Travel Study Abroad trip. Keep Reading

Events

Two Guys and Free Spaghetti July 28

ST. CHARLES—Two Guys and Free Spaghetti will host a free meal on Sunday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Charles Episcopal Church, 994 N. 5th Ave., in St. Charles. The meal will include homemade spaghetti and meatballs with a beverage, salad, garlic bread and homemade dessert. Carry-out is available, and the building… Keep Reading

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St. Gall announces Rite of Catholic Initiation classes

ELBURN—St. Gall Church in Elburn will hold Rite of Catholic Initiation (RICA/RCIC) classes beginning in September. Adults interested in becoming Catholic, children over the age of 7 who have not been baptized, and anyone baptized Catholic as a child but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Eucharist or Confirmation, are eligible to attend the classes.… Keep Reading

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Vacation Bible school at Sugar Grove UMC

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will host the “G-Force: God’s Love in Action!” vacation Bible school Monday through Friday July 13-17, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for children in preschool through fifth grade (as of the start of the 2015-16 school year). Children each evening will gather for crafts, music, games and snacks, see… Keep Reading

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Maple Park vacation Bible school July 20-23

MAPLE PARK—Grace United Methodist Church will host its Everest vacation Bible school (VBS) Monday through Thursday, July 20-23, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the church, 506 Willow St., Maple Park. The Everest VBS will allow kids to walk away with a rock-solid faith that they can rely on God when life gets tough. There is… Keep Reading

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Elburn residents graduate from Augustana College

ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—The following Elburn residents earned degrees from Augustana College during its spring commencement ceremony on May 24: Edgardo Valle (engineering physics), Kristina Bowen (cum laude, biology and environmental studies) and Benjamin Hodges (magna cum laude, biology). Keep Reading

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Mathys named to dean’s list

LEXINGTON, KEN.—Rachel Mathys of Elburn was recently named to the University of Kentucky dean’s list in the College of Arts & Sciences. A psychology major and member of UK’s Psychology Scholar’s program, Mathys closed out her freshman year with a 4.0 GPA. Keep Reading

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Local residents named to Augustana College dean’s list

ROCK ISLAND, ILL.—The following local residents were named to the Augustana College dean’s list for the 2015 spring term: Kristina Bowen, Melissa Cherry, Benjamin Hodges and Elizabeth Kupar, all of Elburn; and Chelsie Dean, Malory Groen, Anna Novotny and Eileen Ruppel and Kylie Siebert, all of Sugar Grove. Students who have earned this academic honor… Keep Reading

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Local residents graduate from Bradley University

PEORIA, ILL.—The following local residents earned degrees from Bradley University during its commencement ceremony on May 16: Daniel Bauerbach (Bachelor of Science) and Taylor Lakin (Bachelor of Science) of Elburn, and Alexander Vallejo (Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering) and Alexander Weiss (Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering) of Sugar Grove. Keep Reading

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