Simons: Acts of kindness from the Interfaith Council

One of my favorite things to feature in a column are acts of kindness by people, who have gone above and beyond in helpfulness and generosity. The members of the Northwest Suburban Interfaith Council have continued to exhibit this goodness time and time again. Most recently, 41 council members, with skills of all levels, traveled to downstate Brookport last month on a mission trip to help rebuild homes and businesses that were damaged by a deadly tornado outbreak in November 2013. The story of how the council was established was shared with me by Tom Chrysler, the Youth Director of Hope Lutheran Church in Buffalo Grove, and one of the travelers to Brookport, located on the...