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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

Published: Friday, June 6, 2014 5:30 a.m. CST
(Matthew Piechalak -
Lombard resident Kevin Katzbeck, founder of King Kona Coffee On a Mission, shows his product Wednesday at Shannon's Deli in Lombard. Katzbeck's coffee is sold at Shannon's, with proceeds going to benefit the Outreach House at the First Church of Lombard.

THUMBS UP: Do you think your morning coffee would taste better if it supported a charity? That's the kind of opportunity Lombard resident Kevin Katzbeck is brewing up. Katzbeck is sharing profits from sales of his coffee brand, Kona King, to local nonprofits like Outreach House at the First Church of Lombard. Now that's good to the last drop.

THUMBS UP: Helen Plum Memorial Library continues to help its readers venture into the ever-changing digital age. The Lombard library now is loaning out e-readers, preloaded with 10 popular titles, so patrons can test-drive the popular reading devices before purchasing one.

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