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ORGANIZATION CONTINUES TO MAKE IMPACT ON COMMUNITY

Christmas in the Wards, the 501c3 nonprofit led by Larry Huggins and Everett Rand, continued its longstanding tradition of helping out those in need by passing out food and other goods during two events, one at Soldier Field and the ...

CATERING COMPANY OWNER IS OUT THE BOX Anthony Waller has always had a passion for food. Growing

Anthony Waller has always had a passion for food. Growing up, he was surrounded by family members who cooked. Waller started his career in the food industry as a busboy at the Hyatt and is now the founder of Catering ...

DL3 REALTY’S LEON WALKER AWARDED THE MARSHALL BENNETT INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE’S FIRST CHANGEMAKER AWARD

To recognize real estate professionals who have chosen to lead in an industry increasingly defined by change, Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate (MBIRE) debuted its inaugural industry ‘Changemaker’ Award during a virtual ceremony Thursday, November 5, 2020. ...

Auburn Gresham-native to open OB/GYN practice

A new medical practice, Contemporary OB/GYN Chicago, is set to open and will begin accepting patients on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

CO-FOUNDER OF CHIGIVESBACK WANTS TO INSPIRE OTHERS

Sandi Robinson, co-founder of Chi- GivesBack, knows the importance of raising funds to provide resources. She also knows the importance of having a good team to support you in your endeavors.

FATHER OF FIVE MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN COMMUNITY

Joseph Williams, husband and father of five, wanted to be a more involved father, so he started to become active at his children’s school. Williams began doing lunchroom duty and moved into reading books in the classroom. In 2017, he ...

Matteson unveils casino plans

Village of Matteson President Sheila Chalmers-Currin was recently joined by Rob Miller, a representative of the Choctaw Nation; Alicia Starks, of Inner City Entertainment; and Jay Beck and Robert Pooler, of Precision Golf Dome, for a presentation of projects for ...

NEW I GROW CHICAGO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEES ORGANIZATION AS BEING A MODEL FOR BUILDING PEACE AND LOVE IN COMMUNITIES

I Grow Chicago has a new executive director. Sol Anderson comes to the Englewood-based non-profit with more than 13 years of experience in the non-profit sector. The role of president and founder of I Grow Chicago, Robbin Carroll, will change ...

ORGANIZATION WANTS TO BRING AWARENESS TO BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER

Beulah Brent uses her experience and knowledge of the healthcare system to bring awareness to breast and cervical cancer in minority and underserved communities on the South and West sides of Chicago.

PROPERTY TAX REFORMS LEAD TO PROPERTY REASSESSMENT

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi is taking on property tax reform in Illinois. Kaegi said the way property has been assessed in previous administrations has led to inequities in the process and it’s put a burden on people who have ...

BUSINESS OWNER GIVES BACK TO COMMUNITY, LOCALLY AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Walker said he learned he could use his resources to be a blessing to others when he saw a young lady stuck on the side of the road. He offered to tow her home and she started crying because she ...

WOMANISH EXHIBIT SET TO OPEN SEPT. 3

The Womanish Exhibit is set to open on Thursday, Sept. 3. The immersive, pop-up exhibit, which is located at 114 S. State St., had its opening delayed due to COVID-19.

CEO EMPOWERS MOTHERS TO BE HUSTLE MOMMIES

Ariel DeNey Rainey is the founder and CEO of Hustle Mommies, an organization that is focused on empowering single mothers and helping them to become leaders in their homes and in their communities.

EXHIBIT EXPLORES HOW YOUNG BLACK PEOPLE NAVIGATE CITY

Tonika Lewis Johnson is the creator of the Folded Map Project, a visual investigation of the inequity and disparity of the North and South Sides. In that project, Johnson has the residents, who lived on the same streets with similar ...

ARTIST DRAWS ON COLLEGE EXPERIENCE FOR EXHIBIT

In Sage Smith’s first solo art exhibit, “The Barriers That Create Us,” she explores the act of mindfulness that comes from the repetitive motions and line work in pattern making.

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