Dozens of young people in Woodstock, Illinois are spending a portion of their summer rehearsing for performances on the Orson Welles Stage at the Woodstock Opera House. The Woodstock Children's Summer Theatre presents one of the greatest musicals of all time. Stew Cohen interviews the talented performers inThe Wizard of Oz.
Twenty years ago, Andy Hanson of Andy's Chapter of Hope of the Leukemia Research Foundation, was diagnosed with leukemia. After the tears and confusion, Hanson began working tirelessly to raise money and improve the understanding of blood cancers. He worked with the family of young Megan Cooper, who became the inspiration of the annual Megan Cooper Memorial Golf outing after her death from leukemia. In July, we observe the 15th anniversary of the first Megan Cooper golf event and Hanson's diagnosis 20 years ago. Stew Cohen talks to Andy Hanson. *Note, 15th Annual Megan Cooper Memorial Golf Outing on Monday, July 21, RedTail Golf Club in Lakewood.
"I Make America Nationwide Tour" stopped in Illinois (Oregon and Crystal Lake) this spring and summer and advocated for the creation of more jobs in the U.S. through pro-manufacturing policies. Stew Cohen talked to AEM's Al Cervero on the Tour's call to action at "I Make America" today.
*Cervero is vice president of construction, mining, and utilities for Associated Equipment Manufacturers.