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A Not for Profit Christmas Story

A Not for Profit Christmas Story

It’s a “real life” Christmas story for members of the Board of Chicagoland Toys for Tots.   According to a Chicago Sun Times report  (12/20/11), the story began in April 2011 when the Board learned that at least $25,000 had been embezzled.  Ordinarily, the charity buys about 20,000 toys each Christmas and distributes them to Chicagoland’s […]

How much lead is in the doggie in the window?

Came across an interesting consumer product issue.  Here’s a news report about a grandmother complaining that a product she wanted to purchase had the following warning on its: “Warning: Contains lead.  May be harmful if eaten or chewed.  May generate dust containing lead.” Why did the manufacturer place that warning on a label?  Most likely, […]