Tammy Engel, broker/owner of RE/MAX Classic Real Estate, 514 E. Main St. in Genoa, recently received special recognition from the RE/MAX Northern Illinois region for her sales success in 2012. She has been named to membership in the 100% Club, one of five honorary clubs, each recognizing an important level of achievement in sales production.
DeKALB – Last week, Hauser-Ross Eye Institute was acquired by DeKalb Eye Consultants LLC. Hauser-Ross Eye Institute was founded in 1987 and joined KishHealth System in 1999.
DeKALB – Kishwaukee Community Hospital has introduced the Spine Center, a comprehensive program based on a national best practice model for spine surgery. The Spine Center at Kish Hospital helps patients in the DeKalb and Sandwich areas who are candidates for minimally-invasive spine surgery for common back and neck conditions.
DeKALB – Following a 10-month national search, Northern Illinois University selected Florida State University Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Eric A. Weldy as vice president for student affairs and enrollment management. Weldy will assume his duties at NIU July 1.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University teacher candidates and their co-teaching partners in DeKalb Dist. 428 celebrated the successes of a new teacher preparation model – the Professional Development School’s co-teaching model.
DeKALB – The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners grabbed their shovels and fertilizer and teamed up to plant more than 50 containers in downtown DeKalb. The group annually collaborates with the City of DeKalb. Master Gardener Randy Moseley, who heads up the project with the help of city workers, said this year’s planting was delayed because of the threat of frost.
DeKALB – Annually the Board of Trustees of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center- Oak Crest recognizes and honors an individual in the community as a modern-day Good Samaritan. This award is presented to someone who has demonstrated his or her commitment to the community and to its people in any number of ways.
Popping popcorn in a paper bag in the microwave: it seems like a bright idea, until the bag catches fire. How about using a metal garbage can as a barbecue grill? Soon you and your guests could be choking on its toxic fumes.
GENOA – The Genoa Lions had a successful Carnation Days fundraiser in April. Lion Flower Chairman Gene Bradford ordered about 200 dozen carnations from Everything Floral in Genoa, which sold them at pennies over cost so that the Lions Club could use the profits for local charities and scholarships. Bouquets of a dozen carnations were sold for $10 each.
SYCAMORE – The Sycamore History Museum can help families fill their calendar this summer. A variety of programs are offered for adults, children and families, often for $5 or less.
SYCAMORE – Does your club, church or organization raise funds by holding community dinners, bake sales, bazaars or other food events?
SYCAMORE – Beginning on Sunday, June 2, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod), 26555 Brickville Road in Sycamore, will offer one service at 9:15 a.m. every Sunday during the months of June, July and August. Adult Bible class will be held at 8 a.m. The Saturday Blended Service will remain at 6 p.m. For more information, call 815-895-4477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DeKalb County Health Department supports the annual “World No Tobacco Day” on Friday, May 31.