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  • Join us to help raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County. You're invited to a climbing, sliding, jumping fundraiser at Pump It Up of Crystal Lake! Join us for a great event while supporting a great cause!  Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County will receive 50% of the proceeds that are made that night.   

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters launch ‘12 kids of Christmas’ campaign
  •   Local organization seeks mentors for area youth

    Published: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:03 a.m. CST, Northwest Herald

     

    McHENRY – Seven-year-old twins Joseph and Jeramy Morgan may look identical, but their interests couldn’t be more different.

     

    Joseph loves to draw and wants to be an art teacher when he grows up. Jeramy is more active and loves to play outside. With the twins, plus her 11-year-old daughter, Madison, single mother Tiffani Greenenwald has a lot of different personalities to care for.

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  • A challenge to volunteer
  • To the Editor:

    The article “Big brothers in small supply” from the Sept. 22 Northwest Herald read, “Currently there are 21 boys and three girls who have yet to be matched up with a Big Brother or Big Sister, and the program hasn’t had a new volunteer through its doors since June.”

     

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry needs male volunteers
  • CRYSTAL LAKE – Adam Varrassi and Hunter Johnson are searching for Devil’s Pit.

     

    The two have been here before, deep in the back of Veteran Acres Park in Crystal Lake. Hunter, 10, leads the way, twisting and turning his way through hills and tall grass. Adam, 29, lets Hunter navigate even after several wrong turns.

     

    Adam and Hunter met through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program of McHenry County. The two were matched up in July 2012 and have grown a bond stronger than either would have expected.

    Photo by: Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com

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  • Lyons: A little something about tweetle beetles
  • Tea Party darling du jour Ted Cruz on Tuesday went to Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” in his budget fight over Obamacare funding as a federal government shutdown looms.

    Dr. Seuss, also a favorite for bedtime reading in my household, is the perfect inspiration for the rest of us forced to witness this odd political theater.

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