Kairo’s Torch- IYC- St. Charles wishes to thank the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley for the generous support of their volunteer activities in the Youth Home. The recent grant given to the Mentoring Program will fund the purchase of audio visual equipment and website development. The equipment will be used when doing weekend retreats with the teenage boys living in the youth home and when doing presentations for funding and volunteer recruitment.
Arthur W. Konrad (1928-2004) was born in Padew, Poland. He immigrated to the United States in 1950 and served overseas with the National Guard during the Korean War.
As the sole proprietor of Konrad’s Barbershop, Mr. Konrad worked as an independent barber from 1959 to 1999 on High Street in Aurora.
Our President & CEO Sharon Stredde receives an Honorary Doctorate from Aurora University. WGN’s chief meteorologist Tom Skilling is also honored.
Louis N. Vago, a former director of the Community Foundation, passed away on April 24, 2015.
Hal Beebee, a longtime Aurora business leader and community volunteer, passed away March 25, 2015.
Arnold E. Lies, an Aurora business leader, passed away on February 14, 2015. Read More