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Published: 5/23/2008 12:13 AM

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Share in District 41's Vision

Glen Ellyn Elementary District 41 is asking community members to join its Vision Project with meetings from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and June 9 and 17 at Lake Ellyn Boathouse, 645 Lenox Road, Glen Ellyn. Those attending should plan to attend all sessions and are asked to RSVP to (630) 534-7643 or to receive a packet of information including agendas for the meetings.

Order of Purple Heart to meet

The newly relocated Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 144 will meet at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Papworth and Gary avenues, Wheaton. Prospective members eligible for the national organization and who are already members of a DD-214 may apply. The group is holding a convention in June. For details, call (630) 668-8756.

Donate to school in Angola this week

West Chicago's Community High School is seeking donations of school, recreational and medical supplies to ship to Angola. Clothing of all types, especially warm clothing, blankets, crutches, wheelchairs and playground equipment including soccer balls and hula hoops are needed. Painting materials and drop cloths to decorate classrooms also are requested. Donations can be dropped off during school hours or from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday or 6 to 9 p.m. May 30 at the high school, 326 Joliet St., Wet Chicago. For details, call Mary Ellen Daneels at (630) 876-6453.

Volunteers for boards sought

West Chicago Elementary District 33 is seeking to fill a board of education vacancy and a foundation trustee vacancy. Deadline to submit a letter of interest for the board is May 30 to Dave Barclay, Board of Education President, West Chicago Elementary District 33, 312 E. Forest Ave., West Chicago, IL 60185. For details, call Gayl Zuardo at (30) 293-6000, ext. 203.

The Foundation for Educational Excellence has openings on its board of trustees with meetings from 5 to 7 p.m. the second Thursday of the month. For details, call Becky Koltz at (630) 293-6000, ext. 201.

Join Carol Stream's Relay For Life

Fight Back against cancer with Relay For Life by joining the Carol Stream team, purchasing luminarias, monetary donations or volunteering for June 13 at Glenbard North High School, 990 Kuhn Road, Carol Stream. For details or to sign up a team, visit or call Michele Soukup at (630) 681-3159 or Stasie Hetman at (630) 681-3343.