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Military Fundraisers, Girl Scout Dances and a Moving Hospital: What You Missed

Welcome back to the week. Here's what happened in and around town over the last two days.

Weekends are slow days across the Internet, as readers selfishly spend time with their friends, families and other loved ones rather than continually re-check their favorite sites.

But the news doesn't stop, so here are a few of the stories you might have missed over the last two days.

Town Rallies Around Marine Who Helped Others: VIDEO

John Conrath was the guy who helped, organizing fundraisers and other charity events for fellow veterans and motorcycle riders in need. After surgical complications left him unable to work, Conrath found the people he helped were there to return the favor.

Also the video of him thanking his wife for her endless support is just touching. There wasn't a dry eye in the during his speech. Check it out.

Local businesses gathered Saturday at to meet with the community, talk, network and show what Mokena offers. This year's business expo was the first hosted by the park district.

Mokena Girl Scouts Hold Father-Daughter Dance: Share Your Photos

Possibly the most adorable story of the weekend, local Girl Scout troops held their yearly Father-Daughter Girl Scout Ball. This year's theme was "Hollywood" and the chairty beneficiary was the Frankfort Township Food Pantry.

We were there paparazzi-style for the Hollywood-themed party, but if you've got your own pictures, you can upload those too.

Park District Show Highlights Child, Adult Art: PHOTO GALLERY

The Oaks hosted not only the business expo over the weekend but the yearly show highlighting artists of all ages from the Mokena community. Check out the work of these artists from park district classes.

Silver Cross' Last Day: Patients and Memories Roll Out

Area mainstay Silver Cross Hospital moved on Sunday to a new location in New Lenox. It left behind an empty building and decades of memories. We found a few people willing to share theirs.

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