Parents and family members who have experienced early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, neonatal death or death of a child later in life are invited to attend the 2019 Annual Evening of Remembrance Tuesday, Oct. 22, at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese.
As Veterans Day approaches, and we look for ways to honor Illinois veterans and tell their incredible stories, State Sen. Steve McClure (R-Springfield) is asking constituents to submit a photo and tribute to a loved one who has served in the United States Armed Forces to be displayed on the Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” in the Illinois State Capitol Nov. 4-15.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is a national campaign to increase awareness of the disease, encourage women to get their annual mammogram and to offer support to the over three million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
More than 60 students spent their day in Springfield learning about state and local government, debating issues, and proposing new laws, all as part of State Senator Steve McClure’s (R-Springfield) Youth Advisory Council program.
After a rough and delayed planting season, Illinois’ agriculture industry received good news this week with a Taiwanese delegation committing to purchasing over $2 billion in Illinois soy and corn over the next two years.