Many agencies depend greatly on grants. Foundations and private organizations are among the typical providers of millions of dollars in grant money for new programs and continuing programs valuable to millions of people in the U.S. Some of these grants are so important for helping people to handle their medical needs. Stew Cohen looks at an upcoming grant writing series of programs to help those interested in learning how to become a successful grant writer. Stew talks to Rebecca Stiemke, executive director of the Volunteer Center McHenry County and Suzanne Hoban, executive director of the Family Health Partnership Clinic.
THE RETURN OF HAPPY HOUR TO ILLINOIS IS NOW ALLOWING BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN THE STATE TO LEGALLY OFFER HAPPY HOUR DRINK SPECIALS. ACCORDING TO THE SPECIFIC LANGUAGE OF THE CULINARY AND HOSPITALITY MODERNIZATION ACT, HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS CAN BE OFFERED FOR A MAXIMUM OF FOUR HOURS A DAY AS LONG AS THE SPECIAL PROMOTION IS ADVERTISED FOR AT LEAST A WEEK IN ADVANCE. STEW COHEN TALKS TO STATE REPRESENTATIVE BARBARA WHEELER ABOUT HAPPY HOUR.
They walk for Alzheimers to remember loved ones stricken and to help infuse needed money into research. Across the country, millions of people raise money at Alzheimer's Association Walks to End Alzheimers. In one such community in northern Illinois, hundreds of people are preparing for the McHenry County Walk at Sunset Park in Lake-in-the-Hills on September 27. Stew Cohen interviews a man whose mother suffered for years from Alzheimer's. Ira Handelsman talks about his mother and the relationship his parents had that inspired Handelsman to become very involved in Alzheimer's Association events since 2000.