Send Rosemary to Florida

Rosemary, the inestimable personality greeting every entrant to the Illinois Math & Science Academy has told us how she would like to spend her retirement:

“I think it’d be fun to get back into some kind of medical thing when I retire. I’d also like to have enough money to visit where it’s warm. Somewhere pretty. I really want to see Florida before I die. And people that have been there say, ‘Oh, you won’t like it, it’s really not all that.’ But anytime I see a picture of it, my heart jumps. They don’t realize how lucky they are. I’m someone who loves 90 in the shade and humidity. I appreciate the beauty of the sunsets and the sunrises, the beauty of the sand and just seeing that. I’ve always been in the Midwest, and we never got to go on vacations because my sister was ill. Most of the screensavers on my computer are of Florida, even in winter.”

Why put off a dream Rosemary? 

There are no websites that allow us to issue a medical license, but we can use this tool to raise money for travel to Florida.  Maybe even a little extra for sunscreen?

Take a look at the article and decide if you can spend a few dollars to do something nice for a lady who never failed in her kindness toward us.
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    • 45 mos
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    • 45 mos
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    • $50 
    • 45 mos
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    • $25 
    • 45 mos
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Chris Hage 
Aurora, IL
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