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Stories From Our Participants
Acts of friendship taking place at Best Buddies chapters from across the United States.
Ornaments, Cookies, & Fun!
Three days of ornament and cookie decorating with all of the buddies.
Manteno Best Buddies Enjoy Fall Dance
3 Stations & Carmel Apples with West Surburban Special Recreation
The chapter hosted 3 different stations at an Fall-themed event with West Suburban Special Recreation!
Best Buddies Illinois Opens Second State Office
Best Buddies is excited to announce the opening of our Central Illinois Office...
5th Annual All In Good Taste
With over 250 people in attendance, “All in Good Taste” brought together the finest crowds of Chicagoland to savor delectable hors d’oeuvres, drink delicious cocktails and bid on spectacular auction items...
Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business
A new study reveals that hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities doesn’t just improve culture—it improves the bottom line...
25 Years of Impact at Illinois State University
Illinois State University Celebrates their 25th year as a chapter...
Local Leadership Training Days Prepare Chapters for a Strong Year
This fall, BBIL hosted five Local Leadership Training Days and trained approximately 300 student leaders and advisors...
Advanced Ambassador Training
Best Buddies Illinois hosted their first Advanced Ambassador training this past spring...
2015 Best Buddies Friendship Walk
April 25: Normal
May 2: Chicago
The Friendship Walk is the latest and greatest life-changing movement created by Best Buddies. JOIN US in 2015!
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