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Harbor House hosts events for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 2, 2023

In recognition of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Harbor House, in partnership with other organizations, is hosting various events to educate teens, parents, and the community about the dating violence epidemic. “Teen dating violence impacts 1 in 3 teens and out of those affected, only 33% tell anyone,” says Jenny Schoenwetter, executive director…

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Board Spotlight: Brandi Curvin

February 1, 2023

Since 2020, Brandi Curvin has worked as the Corporate Development Coordinator for Aqua Illinois.  Aqua Illinois is a subsidiary of Essential Utilities Inc. which is publicly traded on the NYSE and is a regulated public water and wastewater utility company providing service to approximately 3 million residents across 8 states. In Illinois, Brandi assisted in…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Nicole Burgess

February 1, 2023

  Since July 2021, Nicole Burgess has been in the role of Ambassador Chair and has played a key part in the Chamber’s success. Nicole is the Donor Relations Manager at the Riverside Healthcare Foundation, where she has overseen fundraising and event planning since March 2021. Her fundraising efforts for the Riverside Foundation help to…

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