Red Light Cameras, Adult Education and the Funniest Blog Ever

Best of the Blogs: Enjoy some of the recent top blog posts.

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Blog on Patch!
Written by Marcia Sagendorph.

Read some of the recent blogs from our 23 Patch sites in the Chicago suburbs. Click on the headlines below to get the full story from a few of our bloggers. Then get inspired and start your own blog!

Share what you love, or say what drives you crazy on your blog. It's free and it's easy to set up. Contact Senior Community Editor Marcia Sagendorph at marcia.sagendorph@patch.com to get started.

The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston Receives a $2,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant

The Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (IWSE) announced that it has received a $2,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Caremark as part of its commitment to building healthier communities. 
- Posted by Jennifer Riskind for  on Infant Welfare Society of Evanston (IWSE) on Evanston Patch

How to Drive Business for the Holidays (Plus Other Tips and Headlines from Small Business Patch!)

Patch shares Big Tips for Small Businesses with Freelancer.com's Nikki Parker, including outsourcing and online tools from an expert to make your business grow at the rate you want. Also, learn what other businesses are doing to drive business during the holidays. Check out this info graphic to see what's new and innovative in email marketing, social media and more.
- Posted by Joanna Schneider for the Patch Blogging Corner on Glenview Patch

The Funniest Blog ever!

My mother exaggerates more than anyone else in the whole world.  This is not just my opinion – ask anyone who knows her and they will attest to this.  It is impossible for her to just state the plain facts and it is one trait, I’m happy to say, that I was fortunate enough not to inherit.
- Posted by Lise Marinelli on Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch

Feeling Stressed About Transportation as a Senior? Take 3 Minutes and Check out our Handy Breakdown of Options

Seniors may wonder - Will I pay too much for another mode of transportation if I give up my car? It depends; if you are looking at different ways to get around and are considering cost alone, there are definitely more economical ways to get where you need to go.  

- Posted by Linda Chamberlain for Ensemble of Care Café on Grayslake Patch

It's Priscilla's Turn...

She's been a spectacular mom, her kittens have all been adopted and it's Priscilla's turn now to find her forever home and her people. Don't you think so?At about 18-months she is an all-white kitty with the most beautiful eyes, one yellow and the other blue. Gorgeous!! 
- Posted by Penny Herbst for Placing Paws Rescue on Northbrook Patch

6 Tips On Evaluating Programs For Adult Students

The number of adults returning to college is growing dramatically each year. Currently,  40 percent of students on college campuses are over the age of 22. At Adult Education Advocates we have developed a Roadmap to Success that helps adult students find the right college program.
- Posted by Daniel Gerger on Skokie Patch

Red Light Cameras in Illinois: What You Need to Know

Under Illinois law, if you receive a ticket in the mail you have the option to request a hearing to contest the violation.  If you are convicted of red light camera violation, you will have clear consequences. For starters, you will owe a fine--typically $100. But there is more...the citation will affect your driving record.
- Posted by DGAA, LLC on Arlington Heights Patch


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