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National Medicare Education Week Seminar Will Answer Questions About Medicare

One of the three National Medicare Education Week (NMEW) Seminars happening in Chicago will be held at the Illinois Eye Institute, 3241 S. Michigan Ave., Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. as part of NMEW. The free educational seminar, hosted by ...

Former Student At Gary Comer Youth Center Will Speak At Annual Luncheon

The Gary Comer Youth Center (GCYC) will host its annual benefit luncheon on Oct. 12 at The Fairmont Chicago and Breana Brown, a former GCYC student, will be a featured speaker at the event. Brown credits her childhood mentors from ...

Report Lists 308 Black Corporate Directors of America's 500 Largest Public Companies, Identifies 187 Corporations with No Black Directors

Black Enterprise (BE) has released its latest exclusive report on African American representation on the corporate boards of 500 of America's largest publicly traded companies today at BlackEnterprise.com. The media company identifies 308 African American directors at S&P 500 companies, ...

THE HYDE PARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE REBRANDS ANNUAL FALL EVENT

Over the weekend, the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual fall festival which is now known as the Fall Forward Festival. The event was strategically rebranded based on community feedback and to make sure the festival was inclusive ...

Shedd Aquarium Extends Illinois Free Days To After Hours Events

The Shedd Aquarium is offering free admission for Illinois residents now through the end of the month and the Free Day incentive has also been extended to special After Hours events that take place most Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The ...

LOCAL EMMY AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKER RELEASES WHOLE FOODS ENGLEWOOD DOCUMENTARY

Local film-maker and Emmy award-winning video editor, Don Howze, produced, “Whole Foods Englewood, Changing Chicago’s Food Desert,” a 30- minute documentary film that first aired in April 2017. Now, Howze is releasing the film to the public on Amazon where ...

Gwendolyn Brooks Academy Partners With Schuler Scholar Program

Starting this year, Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, a CPS selective enrollment high school in Pullman, will partner with the Schuler Scholar Program which will provide free on-site programming that will encourage academic success and open doors to colleges around ...

WORKSHOP WEDNESDAYS AT SSC OFFER HELP WITH CAREER-RELATED TOPICS

The Career Development and Job Center at South Suburban College (SSC), 15800 State St. in South Holland, recently launched Workshop Wednesday’s which are being held every Wednesday during the fall semester at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. Students and ...

$7.1 Million of Funding Now Active for 427 Potential Cook County Homeowners

The Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS Chicago) recently hosted a two-day event at McCormick Place to connect national down payment program NeighborhoodLift, a national mortgage assistance program sponsored by Wells Fargo, with prospective Cook County homeowners.

New Food Pantry Doubles As A Community Resource And Vocational Program

A grand opening ceremony was recently held for the Blue Cap Food Pantry located on 2155 Broadway St. in Blue Island. The Food Pantry is partnering with the Greater Chicago Food Depository and will be mostly operated by people with ...

COMED HOSTS FREE BRONZEVILLE MICROGRID SHOWCASE AND JOB FAIR

The Microgrid Showcase and Job Fair, hosted by ComEd, will take place at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Hermann Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 and will give an update on the installation of Bronzeville's Microgrid while ...

Free Mental Health Workshop and Film Screening To Be Held At DuSable Museum

The DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., will host a Mental Health Workshop and screening of Dr. Darnell Lamont Walker’s, prize-winning film “Outside The House” Sept. 14, at 5:30 PM. The film, along with the workshop, ...

Up to One Million Dollars in Financing to Be Awarded to Ethnic Minority Companies in ‘Shark Tank’-like Business Competition

Minority business owners have historically found it difficult to gain access to capital. This funding often plays a big part in determining between the success and failure of the business. Studies have shown that financial, human, and social capital, as ...

Target Expands Holiday Assortment to Offer More Than 2,500 New and Exclusive Toys

New this year, to make shopping Bullseye's Top Toys even more easy and fun, Target has created an online experience that showcases top toys by key trends of the season

Holsten Human Capital Presents 20Development (HHCD) 18 Community Sustainability Awards

For the past eight years, HHCD has honored individuals who are committed to encouraging, guiding and providing support to the communities and families we serve, while instilling the never-give-up attitude needed to succeed. This year, we have chosen to honor ...

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