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The Kindness Connection team (left to right) Lisa Axelrod, of Wilmette, founder and advisory board member; Mary Roth, of Wilmette, founder and board member; Lisa Rosenberg, of Wilmette, board member, Julie Davis Lipford, of Wilmette, board president; Shannon Valko, executive director; Audrey Pam, project design coordinator; Ashley Alford, store manager; and Nancy Dellamore, of Glencoe, board member; celebrate the grand opening Saturday, Feb. 23, at Northbrook Court. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media.
Madelyn McKnight (right), 13, and her mom, Adriane, of Wilmette, make coasters for seniors.
Ty Harding (left), 13, works with his dad, Brooks, and brother Quinn, 11, of Wilmette.
Grace Bickford (right), and her mom, Cheryl, of Northfield, choose supplies for their project.
Attendees are busy on various projects in the new space.
Staff report
4:12 am CST February 25, 2019
The Wilmette-based nonprofit The Kindness Connection opened its new space Saturday, Feb. 23, at Northbrook Court. The storefront is located on the mall’s second floor, across from the newly opened Northbrook Play and next to Gymboree clothing.