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Responding to New Challenges

We are learning that doing things differently (not necessarily by choice) can yield better results. Friends of the Fox River (FOFR) is meeting new challenges by offering our services of education, restoration, and advocacy in new ways. Everybody is experiencing some loss during this unique period: loss of life, connection to others, work as we … Read more

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Cancelled – Aurora Kiwanis “One Day” – River Cleanup

Volunteer now to help cleanup along the Fox River in Aurora as Friends of the Fox River supports the Aurora Kiwanis Club’s “One Day” event. This is the 13th year that Kiwanis Club of Aurora has a “One Day” objective to unite volunteers to participate on the same day in a hands-on service project to better … Read more

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Dam Removal as an Act of Patriotism

By Gary Swick, President July is a time for celebration because July 4th is Independence Day for the United States of America. This holiday is not religion-oriented, nor a family-centered time for gathering. It doesn’t involve greeting cards or dressing up. But it does involve decorations with flags and some extravagant performances in the form … Read more