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Second Chicago-Area Savers Thrift Store Opens in Naperville
Published on May 13, 2011

Savers thrift store, an international chain with 270 locations across the U.S., Canada and Australia, will open its second store in the greater Chicago area in Naperville, Illinois next week. The new store comes just a month after the first Illinois location opened in Downers Grove, and offers great deals on thousands of unique items […]

Yowza!! Greg Grunberg Coming to Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K
Published on May 10, 2011

IMPORTANT NOTE (5/19/11): Due to illness, Greg Grunberg’s appearance at the 11th Annual Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K has been cancelled. *  *  * Actor, musician, and epilepsy advocate Greg Grunberg will be coming to Chicago to take part in the 11th Annual Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K. The event takes place on Saturday, May 21 at […]

Join us for the Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K
Published on April 22, 2011

The 2011 Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K is under way! More than 700 friends and supporters took part in our Walk/Fun Run on May 14th in Wheaton, and the Montrose Harbor Walk/Run in Chicago is taking place this morning! This is our first year at Chicago’s Montrose Harbor and we couldn’t be more excited. Along with the change […]

Community Donation Center Offers Convenient New Way to Support Epilepsy Services
Published on March 22, 2011

For 65 years, the Chicagoland community has generously supported the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago in its mission to provide programs and services for the more than 125,000 people in the Chicago area living with epilepsy and their families, and fund vital research to find a cure. Recently, the Foundation announced a new way for […]

Researchers: “One in 26 Will Develop Epilepsy”
Published on March 22, 2011

Epilepsy, a common and serious neurologic disorder that affects millions of people, is not getting the public attention and funding for research it deserves, according to an editorial on a study published in the January 4, 2011, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Epilepsy has a major impact […]