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Category: Family

Dutchtown Church to Hold Children’s Program

An invitation from Pastor Rich Koch, of the Dutchtown Church of the Brethren, located at: 25257 Dutchtown Rd Milledgeville, Illinois Today I offer you an invitation. For many of you, my dear Faith Book Family, it has been a while since you have been in Church. Maybe you were recently in one to attend a Wedding or perhaps a Funeral, but when was the last time you were there just for yourself? And I mean that, not to go for a family member or friend pressuring you, but to go because there you will find folks just like yourselves...

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Famous Author to Speak at Sold Out Girl Scout Teen Conference

Acclaimed Author Susan Bulkeley Butler Joins Community Leaders at Rockford Conference Rockford, IL – Susan Bulkeley Butler, acclaimed author of Women Count: A Guide to Changing the World and Become the CEO of You, Inc. joins a host of community leaders as the keynote speaker for Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois’ Inspire Teen Conference from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, at Rockford University. Inspire is based on Butler’s book Become the CEO of You, Inc. and will focus on her 12 Important Guidelines for Career Success.       Other event speakers include: Farrahn Hawkins enhanced the livelihood...

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Day of Thanksgiving #1 – Friendship

When November comes around, we all start thinking about Thanksgiving, both the national holiday and the act. Thanksgiving is something that we don’t all often remember to consider in our day-to-day lives, but perhaps that needs to change. Today RiverReader is sharing our regimen of gratitude, beginning with our friendships. How many times have we all needed our friends? There are days when we may feel invincible, and perhaps we don’t feel that we need friends on those days. But most days, most of us need our friends, even if we don’t realize what a huge impact they have...

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Summer 4-H Conference Lets Teens Explore Potential Careers

Imagine digging at an archeological site, opening a honeybee hive, or performing African dance. For some Illinois teens, imagination will turn to reality during Illini Summer Academies, set to begin June 24 on the University of Illinois campus. The event, sponsored by U of I Extension 4-H, brings more than 300 teens to campus to work in 17 different academic fields of study with elite university professors and graduate students. During the day, teens do what college students do, such as conduct experiments in some of the campus’ hundreds of labs. Some academies tour industry job sites to see...

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Putting Smiles On Children’s Faces

The 2017 Carroll County Marine Toys For Tots Annual Christmas Campaign is Starting Now RiverReader.org staff report LANARK — The Carroll County Marine Toys For Tots campaign is gearing up to provide Christmas for over 600 low income children in Carroll County, and the campaign will have a new leader. Regina Vesely is a Carroll County resident and the new Carroll County Toys For Tots coordinator. Kay Appel, a long time volunteer for the campaign, is the assistant coordinator, and they are also getting help from numerous other volunteers throughout the county. Toys for Tots serves all children in...

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Mon 28

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

January 28 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 28

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

January 28 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 28

Savanna Alcoholics Anonymous meets

January 28 @ 8:00 pm
Mon 04

Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

February 4 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 04

Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

February 4 @ 7:00 pm

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