Memorial Day, Parade, Car, Veteran, Western Springs

Memorial Day Car Parade in Western Springs Honored Two World War II Veterans

Due to the virus, the annual Memorial Day Parade in Western Springs was canceled, but that did not stop the residents from putting on their own car parade to honor a pair of World War II veterans.
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Grocery Shopping, Angels, Seniors, Help, Pandemic, Good Vibes

There are Over 200 Shopping Angels in Illinois and Their Mission is to Help Those Who Cannot Shop For Themselves

The service, Shopping Angels, began in Las Vegas and has spread all across the nation. There are currently over 200 Shopping Angels in Chicago whose mission is to help and shop for those who cannot go out during the pandemic.
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Good Vibes, Art Kits, Markers, Charity, At Risk Kids, Foster Care

10 Year Old Starts Own Charity to Donate Art Kits to Kids in Shelters and Foster Care

10-year-old Chelsea Phaire is the mastermind behind Chelsea’s Charity—a nonprofit that she started with her parents back in August 2019 as a means of donating art kits to at-risk children.
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Graduation, Stage, Father, Daughter, Class of 2020

Dad Builds Daughter Graduation Stage in Driveway and Holds Ceremony

When his daughter's college graduation ceremony was cancelled, one Lousiana father decided to create his own ceremony for her in the driveway equipped with a stage, podium, and guest speakers.
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Kenny Chesney, Employees, Pay, Salary, Tour

Kenny Chesney Paying All 120 Employees Through the Rest of the Year

Kenny Chesney, unfortunately, had to cancel his 2020 Chillaxification stadium tour and even though he will not be on the road this summer, he is still committed to paying all his employees through the rest of the year.
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Ice Cream, Tate's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop, Frontline Heroes, Firefighters, Local,

Woman Uses Stimulus Money to Buy Ice Cream from Local Parlor to Give to Frontline Heroes

A local LaGrange woman used her stimulus money to buy quarts of ice cream from Tates Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop and shared the sweet treat with firefighters around the area.
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Hair Salon, Good Vibes, Generous Tip, COVID-19

Customer Leaves $2,500 Tip for Hair Stylist and Even Left Money for the Salon Staff #GoodVibes

An anonymous walk-in customer at a hair salon in Denver, Colorado left the stylist a $2,500 tip before leaving another $3,300 for the salon staff who were just returning to work after closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Marriage, Rescue, Las Vegas, Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, Good Vibes

Woman Marries Man who Saved Her Life at the Route 91 Las Vegas Shooting

Austin Monfort and Chantal Melanson first met at a country bar in Las Vegas the night before the deadly Route 91 Harvest Music Festival mass shooting. The two made it out of the tragedy unharmed and ended up staying in contact and eventually falling in love.
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Navy Recruits, Great Wolf Lodge, Indoor Waterpark, COVID-19, Quarantine

Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee, IL Housing Navy Recruits During Quarantine

While the Great Wolf Lodge indoor waterpark in Gurnee, IL is technically closed, it has been housing hundreds of US Navy recruits for the past month. The recruits receive housing, food, and training at the resort while in quarantine.
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Chicago, Firefighter, Class, Graduation, New Members, First Responders

Chicago Fire Department Holds Graduation for 88 New Members

In the city's effort to maximize emergency medical resources during the pandemic, the Chicago Fire Department held a graduation ceremony for 88 new firefighter EMTs that will begin their new jobs next week.
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