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Kids these days aren’t like people say they are

by Devan Gagliardo Morris Herald-News Feb. 1, 2019   “Kids today are lazy and self-centered.” “They are entitled and just don’t care about others.” I have heard these statements over and over and if I’m being honest, I’ve even caught myself saying them before. While these statements are true for some kids, the same statements could …

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“Grudge Match” benefits Grundy & Will charities

Joliet, Ill. — December 6, 2018   Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway’s charitable entity, Racing Advocates for Community Enrichment (R.A.C.E.), donated $52,809 in grants to 31 deserving Chicagoland  community organizations in 2018 at today’s seventh annual luncheon to honor those  organizations. In addition to the gifts mentioned above, $148,532 distributed by Chicagoland Speedway and …

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New Abel Endowment grants to combat ACEs

The Gerald D. Abel Endowment was established in 2016 at the Community Foundation of Grundy County to impact organizations serving children and veterans in Grundy and Will Counties forever.  Through the Abel Endowment, the Community Foundation of Grundy County was able to organize an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Training in October. The topic of ACEs …

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