Fox Valley Auto Group is pleased to recognize our Individual and Non-Profit finalist below:

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Aschley Hopkins Yanda Shares Love of Dogs with Children

Aschley Hopkins Yanda - Aschley Hopkins Yanda Shares Love of Dogs with Children

submitted by Monica Bucek from Naperville, IL on Jun 30, 2011
Aschley is a tireless advocate for shelter dogs, especially breeds like the American Pit Bull Terrier. She is the proud parent of 4 rescued pets, has volunteered with countless animal welfare organizations and owns a local dog walking company called......
Therapy Oriented Trike Project for kids with special needs

Connie Hankins - Therapy Oriented Trike Project for kids with special needs

submitted by Kim Flanagan from Naperville, IL on Sep 27, 2011

Connie Hankins of Naperville has been building and modifying trikes for children with special needs since 1996 when she got involved with the Pioneers, her husband's retirement organization. They had a tricycle project that appealed to Connie......

Our Daughter

Elizabeth Pagan - Our Daughter

submitted by Marge Pagan from Lombard, IL on Sep 28, 2011
Our daughter is 27 years old. She was away from our family for almost 7 years in a relationship that was less than perfect. We saw her rarely and phone calls were just not allowed. Something changed the beginning of this year and she broke away and......
Gary Ramey - Veteran - Hero

Gary Ramey - Gary Ramey - Veteran - Hero

submitted by Chad Ramey from Springfield, IL on Jul 19, 2011
Gary Ramey is a disabled veteran who is employed by the state. He served in Vietnam and often came in contact with agent orange, which as has caused several thousand deaths and horrible health issues for many Americans. Gary too unfortunately is now......
Helping others

Glenn Williams - Helping others

submitted by Sharon Wong from Carol Stream, IL on Aug 18, 2011
Glenn was driving home a disabled member of our church. He was hit by a hit & run driver on the expressway. He followed him and reported him. His car was totaled. The driver had insurance, but the insurance did not pay for the accident. Glenn had......
Loves Her Life

Katie Niemerg - Loves Her Life

submitted by patricia conversa from villa park, IL on Jul 19, 2011
Katie is a 4th grade school teacher with 2 baby boys. She lives 58 miles from the school she teaches in Charleston, IL. Both cars that she and her husband own each have over 200,000 miles. I believe that she is a teacher who truly makes a......
One for All

Lisa Hawley - One for All

submitted by Gary Purcell from Oak Lawn, IL on Aug 16, 2011
After Lisa Hawley gave birth to quadruplets in 1994, she had to raise her four children as a single mother because her husband - the quads father - divorced her and he's currently one of the leading deadbeat dads in Illinois. Lisa had to always be......
Tragic Car Accident

Lisa Lentz - Tragic Car Accident

submitted by James Erwin from West Chicago, IL on Oct 21, 2011
My girlfriend just started nursing school full time at Northern Illinois University, & makes the hour commute twice a week. She also works fulltime at Marianjoy Hospital. As you can see, she is a very motivated & caring person, and does quite a bit......
The few the Marine

Noel Dominguez - The few the Marine

submitted by Sandra Sierra from Chicago, IL on Oct 21, 2011
Noel is such a loving and hard working person. We met in High School and even though our lives took different paths; we reunited after years of being apart. We spent everyday together after we reunited, but after a few months of being together we......
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