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Benefits & Fundraisers from 10-3-13

  The 12th annual Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser — Raising Awareness takes place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at 114 Bourbon Street. All proceeds are donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society — Greater Illinois Chapter in Chicago. The event costs $30 and there will be a split the pot, raffle prizes and live entertainment.
  This annual event was inspired by two women who have been fighting this disease for 30-plus years, Most Holy Redeemer parishioner Susan Berry and St. Linus parishioner Mary Fecht.
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  The Hickory Hills Lions Club will host the fourth annual Roar and Run for Fun 5K Run/Walk race. The race will be held on Saturday, at 9 a.m. Oct. 26. All participants receive a long-sleeve shirt. There will be awards, door prizes, food and drink following the race.
  The start/finish line will be at Hickory Hills City Hall, 8652 W. 95th Street. For more information about the race: www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/HickoryHills, or to signup online: www.signmeup.com/93043.
  If you would like to volunteer or become a sponsor please call Vince Uzzardo 708-430-2210 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  Proceeds from the race will help the Hickory Hills Lions Club in their mission to provide programs and assistance to aid people who are blind or visually impaired. The Hickory Hills Lions Club has served the needs of the community for more than 50 years.
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  The Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima-Chicago Area Chapter will hold its first gala fundraiser on Oct. 12, from 5 to 10 p.m., at the Noonan Academy, 19131 Henry Drive in Mokena.
  Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The cost of dinner is $50 per person, $250 for a table of six.
  The group will honor Gloria Violante, past president. Father Apostoli, a fequent host on EWTN and author of “Fatima for Today,” will be talk about the Urgent Marian Message of Hope. There will be a silent auction to help raise funds to support the Blue Army and promoting Our Lady’s Messages of Fatima.
  R.S.V.P. by Thursday, Oct. 3, by calling Tom Dunn at 420-6721 or emailing tdjdhotmail.com.
  If unable to attend, send your monetary donations to Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima at 13811 S. Western Ave. Blue Island, IL. 60406.