Frank Cummings and Robert Meiborg are among the vast group of soldiers who came home from World War II and never thought of themselves as heroes.
They never told their stories. Didn’t know anyone wanted to hear them.
But now that their photos are on the wall of the Belmont Village Senior Living Community in Carol Stream as part of its American Heroes: Portraits of Service gallery, I think they’re getting the message. Continue reading “Reluctant WWII Heroes Take Their Bows”
In a hallway on the second floor of the Belmont Village of Burbank assisted-living facility on Monday, Ed Robinson was decked out in a deep blue beret, emblazoned with gold letters spelling “U.S. Navy” on the band and a blue-and-white scarf stylishly knotted around his neck. And he was singing “Anchors Aweigh” — the Navy’s official song.
Long ago, Robinson served in the sea service testing parachutes during the Korean War — 182 jumps, or “something like that,” including some tests where he sat in an ejection seat, he said, and someone else did all the work. Continue reading “Capturing Burbank’s Heroes of Yesteryear”
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Belmont Village Hunters Creek celebrates spring with a special art exhibit and silent auction benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association.
Continue reading “April Showers Silent Auction for Alzheimer’s Association”
Belmont Village Hunters Creek showcased the latest in summer fashion with a style show benefiting Be An Angel.
Continue reading “Summer Style Show Raises Funds for Be An Angel”