The Heart of our Community

At the June 11 Chamber Business After Hours held at Heartland Bank and Trust in Shorewood, the bank presented the 2013 Heart of our Community award to two recipients. This award was established to recognize local Shorewood residents who have stood out with their time and talent. Nominations were submitted by peers in the Shorewood …

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Tai Chi for Seniors

The fine art of relaxation

After a frustrating day of dealing with rude shoppers, Eleanor Keagle, 76, of Joliet, stomped into her home and threw down her coat and purse. Still boiling, Keagle remembered a better way to deal with her anger. So she turned on a CD of soft music and practiced tai chi for one hour. “It freed …

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Easter bunny coming to Shorewood

This year the Easter bunny will hide more than 10,000 eggs at The Timbers of Shorewood’s sixth annual Hippity-Hop Easter Egg Hunt on April 3. I’ve been writing about their kid-friendly events since my column began, and the senior independent and assisted living retirement community never ceases to amaze me. The hunt is one of …

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