This may be the first time domestic violence has received attention in every living room in America. A pro football player was seen on a YouTube video punching his then fiancé in the face and then dragging her through the open door of the elevator. For this, the National Football League changed its earlier ruling on Ray Rice and suspended him indefinitely while Rice’s team, the Baltimore Ravens cut him. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and on October 8, the historic Woodstock Square in McHenry County, Illinois becomes the site of a very dramatic and emotional candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims and their family members. Stew Cohen interviews Turning Point Executive Director Jane Farmer.
UNITED WAY OF GREATER MCHENRY COUNTY FUNDS PROGRAMS PROMOTING THE FOUNDATION OF A SUCCESSFUL LIFE, HEALTH, EDUCATION AND FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE. THIS IS THE NEW UNITED WAY MESSAGE AND IT RESONATES WITH THE PUBLIC. STEW COHEN TALKS TO UNITED WAY OF GREATER MCHENRY COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEVE OTTEN.
A northwest suburban YMCA shines in Chicagoland, sparkling new and three times its original size. Stew Cohen visited Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake, Illinois for a “sneak peak” of the renovations and improvements…especially in early learning and fitness. Cohen talks to Sage YMCA Executive Director Robyn Ostrem.