How Meditation Changes Our DNA


New research shows that the benefits of meditation are far greater than previously thought as it produces changes at the deepest level of our brain, cells and DNA. In addition to living healthier and happier from meditation, the deeper changes could bring dramatic improvements in longevity and cognitive function in old age. Read more [...]

Chicago Botanic Garden Veteran Internship Program

The Chicago Botanic Garden Veteran Internship Program is a transitional employment program for military service members who have completed their commitment and are ready to reintegrate into civilian life. This is a 14-week, part-time position. Interns will be placed in various departments at the Garden. Duties, physical requirements, and hours of work will depend on intern placement. Read more [...]

Attention to Detail – MARCH 2017 Reminders, Events, and Community Participation


Ladies, Shout out to our member Sabrina Harges who raised $260 for Carson Coupon Booklet Sales this month setting up in the Evergreen Park Carson Store by herself! As you know March is one of our busiest Months - IT'S WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH! This is show and Tell for NWVU Women Veterans and also to support MISSION 100 Membership Recruitment Opportunities. Please check the website weekly for updated information on the attached events and others! Some require registration! Our Goal and challenge is Read more [...]

Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military

In honor of Women’s History Month, the West Towns (IL) Links Chapter will showcase the “Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military” pilot initiative of the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated. Join us as we recognize the noble women in the United States military. Learn more about their contributions and experiences and local efforts to assist women veterans from a live panel discussion. This event is FREE and open to the Public. March 5, 2017 2:00 PM | Oak Park Public Library Read more [...]