How Can You Help? Wish List From Local Nonprofit Organizations, July 27

Veterans get lift from Patriot Riders – Sentinel & Enterprise

Racine Arts Council LINK Since 1997 the Racine Arts Council has been offering the Lonely Instruments Need Kids program (LINK) to support the young people of our community and school music programs throughout Racine County by providing musical instruments to elementary and middle school children who are financially unable to purchase or rent an instrument of their own. We seek donations of slightly used musical instruments in good playing condition. Cash donations are also needed for instrument repairs. Flutes, violins, saxophones, violas, clarinets and baritones are especially needed. To donate, call The Racine Arts Council office at 262-635-0261 or email us at [email protected] Racine County Food Bank “Super Six” most-needed food items: Canned fruit Also needed: Gift cards for gasoline Donations can be dropped off at 2000 DeKoven Ave., Unit 2, Racine from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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He said his group has a role to play in helping link those veterans with people who can help them. He hopes the event can not only become an annual event in Gardner but inspire similar events in other parts of the country to help and honor veterans. While the Patriot Riders is a motorcycle veterans group, they dismounted for Sunday’s stationary event, which featured live music as well as special guest speakers, including state Reps. Jon Zlotnik, D-Gardner, and Steve DiNatale, D-Fitchburg, Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke, Ivan Bellieavue, president and CEO of the U.S. Veterans Chamber of Commerce. There were also activity booths, such as nail care and craft necklaces.
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Police reports: West Chicago for July 31 | mySuburbanLife.com

Harassment An incident involving harassment by telephone was reported at 11:36 a.m. July 11 in the 600 block of Sherman Street. Criminal damage to property A garbage can located in front of a school was reported to have been set on fire at 6:30 p.m.
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