Staff writer Paul Wood chats with Mark Wertz, 36, of St. Joseph, owner of Wertz Chiropractic Clinic, who's an outdoorsman, a family guy and a Christian.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

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Staff writer Paul Wood chats with domestic violence worker Lisa Little, who tries to find hope and safety for community members in dangerous relationships.

Eggs are OK, but not two dozen. And not on our car. And not in 90-plus degree heat.Yep, the neighborhood got hit, and houses on corners are primo because of all the multiple escape routes. Guess who lives on a corner.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

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Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Mahomet woman whom friends call a professional volunteer, giving her time and passions to the homeless and those in need within the local community.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

I slo-mo ran across the baggage claim area with my arms thrown wide yelling, “Mooooommmm! Daaaaaaadddd!” Dad dropped his carry-on bag. “Kriiiiissssstaaa!” He took his first slow-mo step and mom shot her arm out seatbelt-mom-style. She shook her head, “No.”

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

The Champaign County Museums Network is excited to announce the start of this weekly column, "Inside Out," which will highlight the stories and accomplishments of museums, archives and similar institutions in our community.

I realize things happen that are out of our control. I do my best to be understanding and patient, but when it affects garbage pick-up, I may get a little salty (kid slang for “crabby” ... I have no idea how “salty” even remotely makes sense). After an additional week of accumulating garbage…

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.