If you wonder what every-day American 🇺🇸 life looks like under the pandemic, we invite you to follow our US correspondent, Daniel Pogorzelski’s insights.
Artist Paul Wisniewski and his wife Tricia came up with a nifty idea to help their neighbors dealing with the economic fallout from COVID-19. They came up with a series of sly window signs sure to make folks smile, featuring witty captions like the “Please Send Beer” piece in the image below. All of the proceeds benefit restaurant and bar workers who have lost their livelihood in the current economic downturn.
These wedding dressmakers are now making fabric face masks for health care workers.
Owned by Kathy Labedzki-Pierga and her mother, Grażyna Labedzki, Kasia’s Bridal has donated 500 masks so far and have pending orders for 1,000 more. Their protective gear has gone to a variety of medical sources, including a local doctor’s office and a group of paramedics.
Local elected officials decided to give a delicious welcome to the troops in the Illinois National Guard stationed in Chicago to administer the COVID-19 test. State Senator Robert Martwick, State Representative Lindsey LaPointe, Alderman Nick Sposato, Norwood Park Township Democratic Committeeman Frank Avino, along with David Feller, President of the West Portage Park Neighbors Association brought 25 dozen donuts from Allegretti’s Bakery in Norridge to the appreciative service members.
Journalism is not just a profession, it’s also a calling. This is a screenshot from the last online meeting of the Association of Polish Journalists in America (Stowarzyszenie Dziennikarzy Polskich w Ameryce). As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, members of the press are vital in keeping the public well-informed on the latest developments regarding this international health crisis.