The Lemont-based nonprofit Abide in Me has organized "Celebrate Me Home" so 21-year-old Jamee Fiedler and other women can live independently through Garden Center Services.
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Mark Laketa, owner of Tom's Place, was among hundreds of riders who raised money Sunday for Shady Oaks Camp in Homer Glen.
Hundreds of motorcycles lined the streets of Homer Glen this weekend to support a local camp for children and adults with disabilities. More than 200 bikers participated Sunday in the eighth annual poker run for Shady Oaks Camp, a recreational summer program for campers with cerebral palsy and other physical and developmental disorders. The camp, located at 16300 Parker Road in Homer Glen, was founded in 1947 by the Parents Association for Cerebral Palsy Children. According to the camp's website, the group purchased more than 30 acres of land in Homer Township with hopes of creating a summer camp that could meet the specific needs of disabled children and adults. Over the past 60 years, Shady Oaks has expanded from its original three …