12-year-old sells lawn signs to raise money for bailout program

Ella Marks of Northbrook decided to turn thought into action through her Bat Mitzvah project. She is selling yard signs with messages of hope and inclusivity to raise money for the National Bailout Program, an organization aimed at ending systems of pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration.

Carol's Cookies of Northbrook celebrating 40 years

Carol Goodman started her business in 1979 out of her own kitchen in Highland Park. Now 40 years later, you can find her cookies in stores across the country and she runs the nationwide brand out of her Northbrook bakery with her son Jeff.