The Round Lake Area Exchange Club and sponsor Jeanne Kearby are proud to announce their latest Hometown Hero, U.S. Marines, LCpl, Samantha Mulvihil. Mulvihil was nominated for this recognition by her mother, Lisa Mulvihil, of Johnsburg.

Mulvihil has served for two years and operates as an Embarkment Specialist. She is a graduate of Johnsburg High School (2016).

With the generous support of our sponsor, Jeanne Kearby, Mulvihil will be presented with a care package of some of her favorite items, personalized “Hanging with the Heroes” t-shirt, and letters from Round Lake Area Schools students.

Mulvihil was recognized by the Exchange Club on Thursday, January 24, 2018, 7:30 am. The Round Lake Area Exchange Club meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the RLAS-116 Administrative Service Center, located at 884 W. Nippersink Rd, Round Lake, Illinois.

The Round Lake Area Exchange Club needs your help in getting our local heroes signed up! Any and all military personnel serving overseas or in the USA from any of the Round Lake Areas, Hainesville, Fox Lake, Ingleside or surrounding areas qualify for the program. You can register your loved ones in less than five minutes by going to For more information visit the website or you can contact the program chair Sherry Ridge at 847-740-2379.

Sherry Ridge, Lisa Mulvihil, Jeanne Kearby

U.S. Marines, LCpl, Samantha Mulvihil