Adrian Peterson, a former runningback who played with the Bears from '02-10, including going with them to the Super Bowl in '06, visited the Marklund at Mill Creek campus in Geneva to meet with the clients and staff. Most of the clients and staff were decked out in Bears shirts or at least Bears blue and orange, so when he came he walked into a sea of blue and orange.
The Kaneland Youth Competitive Cheer team recently qualified for the state competition.
(From left) Air Force Major Grace Leonard (ret.), USAF Col. Gary Leonard (ret.) and Army Major Mark W. Emerson salute Marmion Academy alumni casualties during Marmion's Veterans Day observance Friday. Additional events included playing "Taps," ceremonial rifle firing and remarks by senior Nicholas V. Ruble. (Al Benson photo)
An Illinois Department of Employment Security representative (right) greeted visitors at the SmallBiz Aurora showcase and symposium series at Fox Valley Country Club in North Aurora Friday. Eight symposium presentations were scheduled; about 15 corporate and nonprofits sponsored information tables. (Al Benson photo)
Abbot Vincent Bataille, OSB (left) receives the Fr. Alcuin Deck Distinguished Service Award from Marmion Academy's Faculty and Staff Chaplain, Fr. Joel Rippinger, OSB.