DeKALB – The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) have recognized Kishwaukee Hospital and the KishHealth System Breastfeeding Center for excellence in lactation care.
DeKALB – The DeKalb Area Women’s Center galleries will feature “Experiences in India,” a show of art by Danielle Dobies and Lynn Hill, in November.
DeKALB – When most people hear the word drone, they think of covert military airstrikes, but proponents of autonomous systems see them becoming a part of everyday life. Experts have proposed their use in everything from aerial art to pizza delivery.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois University has selected 11 winners of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Awards. The awards celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of outstanding people in each category.
SUGAR GROVE – Amy Powers of DeKalb was named the Illinois Community College Faculty Association Instructor of the Year at the group’s Teaching and Learning Conference in October.
DeKALB – Brad Copple, president of Kishwaukee and Valley West Hospitals, has been re-elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC). MCHC is a membership and service association comprised of more than 150 hospitals and health care organizations working together to improve the quality of health care services in the metropolitan Chicago area.
SYCAMORE – Saturday morning soccer is a long tradition in Sycamore. Discover why AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) started 50 years ago, how it came to Sycamore, and the role it plays in the community today during the Sycamore History Museum’s Nov. 7 Brown Bag Lunch program.
SYCAMORE – Dancers from Northern Illinois University will visit local dance schools to promote their upcoming fall dance concert Nov. 21-24. The Sycamore Performing Arts Academy will host a workshop from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at its studio, 504 N. Main St. in Sycamore.
SYCAMORE – Northern Illinois Dance Center Booster Club will host a Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2180 Oakland Drive in Sycamore.