Walk to End Alzheimer’s – 2017

A couple members of WRDR, Braden McClintock and Amy Vicioso participated the the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 7th 2017. Also joining Braden and Amy were Jessica Thompson, Patricia McClintock, Daniel Bruns and Mallory Bruns. Everyone had a great time, especially for such a great cause.


Lewis University Red Tie Ball

On Saturday September 9, 2017 Mary and Tom Lancaster attended the Red Tie Ball presented by Lewis University with new President Dr. David Livingston at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.  WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling was the guest speaker.

All proceeds from the Red Tie Ball will be directed to the Lewis University Mission Fund, which provides additional support to the University’s most financially at-risk students. Since its inception in 2009, more than 250 students who were facing potential withdrawal from the University due to severe financial hardship have been able to continue their pursuit of a degree through support from the Mission Fund. Below is a link to view a couple of photos of the event.



9th annual Presence St. Joseph Medical Center Auxiliary Fashion Show

On September 10, 2017, Natalie Manley and Mary Lancaster along with their WJOL sidekick Lynne Lichtenauer, modeled in the 9th annual Presence St. Joseph Medical Center Auxiliary Fashion Show.    Fashions from Chico’s of Orland Park, Soft Surroundings of Naperville and Athleta of Naperville were highlighted.  The luncheon at the Bolingbrook Golf Club featured a silent auction.  Proceeds from the fashion show will benefit the Behavioral Health Revitalization Project at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center. Click the link to view a couple of photos of the event.



WRDR’s 60th Anniversary

WRDR celebrated its 60th anniversary on August 31st 2017. The event was a great success in which WRDR received 2 proclamations from the Illinois House of Representatives, presented by Representative Natalie Manley, and the Illinois Senate, presented by Senator Pat McGuire, congratulating WRDR on 60 years of outstanding service to the Illinois communities. A special thanks to the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce for assisting in the party. Enjoy some photos of the fun filled event and cheers to 60 more years.



Feets of Fury Tackles The Warrior Dash – 2017

Feets of Fury was back at it again. On August 12th WRDR staff and some of their family members participated and conquered the Warrior Dash at Dollinger Farm in Channahon. Enjoy some photos from the muddy event. Also a big shout out to Jessica Thompson and Patricia McClintock for being our cheering squad and watching all the participants stuff while running the race. Their time was greatly appreciated.