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Humana Community Center Offers Free Health And Wellness Activities

Humana, a health and well-being company, recently opened a community center in Evergreen Plaza, 9522 S. Western Avenue in Evergreen Park, where area-residents can come for a variety of free activities that focus on improving their health and wellness. Humana ...

PUBLIC HEARING HELD TO DISCUSS PROPOSED GAMING EXPANSION IN ILLINOIS

State Rep. Bob Rita (D-Blue Island) recently brought together two House committees on Gaming and on Sales and Other Taxes to participate in a public legislative hearing, held at the Bilandic Building in Chicago, where they discussed a proposed Illinois ...

Black Women And Girls Symposium Focused On Securing The Bag

The Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls recently held a Symposium at Chicago State University, 9501 S. King Dr., titled Securing the Bag. The symposium focused on helping African American women build financial freedom and generational wealth

Chicago Public Relations Consultant Launches Book To Share Tips And Tricks

Independent public relations (PR) consultant and Founder of Agency Abron, Vanessa Abron, recently released “Prelude to Pitch; The Public Relations Guide and Toolkit for Small Business Owners, Artists, Music Pros and Creative Professionals.” The book is a way for Abron ...

UNCF CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF THE WALK FOR EDUCATION

The Chicago office of UNCF, 35th Annual Walk for Education, 5k/10k walk. Participants of the event can choose to either walk or run a 5k course, or bike or skate a 10k course. The Walk raises more than $100,000 for ...

Reassessment Notices Mailed to West Township Taxpayers

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios has announced that reassessment notices have been mailed to over 44,000 single-family and 27,000 condominium homeowners in West Township. Reassessment notices contain proposed values for property Tax Year 2018, which will be reflected on Second-Installment ...

“We’ve Got Game!”

Soldier Field was the scene of the first ‘scrimmage’ of the college football season when supporters of both Miles College and Morehouse College joined sponsors, elected officials, community leaders and clergy at the Chicago Football Classic (CFC) press conference on ...

Legendary Attorney James Montgomery Sr. Featured Author at African Festival of the Arts

Attorney James Montgomery Sr. will autograph copies of his debut biography Full Circle: Race, Law & Justice, co-authored by Walter M. Perkins and Michelle Thompson and published by Third World Press Foundation, on Saturday, September 1, from 1:00-2:00PM in the ...

Day of Action Held In South Shore To Create A Community Needs Assessment

A local initiative, The I Project, recently organized a Day of Action where Chicago volunteers met at Bouchet Elementary Math and Science Academy and then went door-to-door in South Shore to get direct input from residents on what would make ...

The Duchess Of Cyber Security: Making Impacts In The Industry

When you think of cyber security, the prevention of computer hacking, and protection of digital assets comes to mind. After the recent digital hacks of companies such as Yahoo, Equifax, Target and JP Morgan Chase, it is obvious that this ...

Career Coach Gives Advice On How To Prepare For a Career Change Or Promotion

Career Coach, Success Mentor and Speaker, Lakrisha Davis, recently visited the Chicago Citizen Newspaper to talk about her work and share some of her tips and tricks for making a career transition.

FIRST TECHNOLOGY IN THE PARK EVENT HELD AT COLUMBUS PARK

Congressman Danny Davis in collaboration with the Austin Peoples Actions Center and the Chicago Park District recently held the first Technology in the Park event at Columbus Park, 5801 W. Jackson Blvd., where students and adults learned about coding, robotics, ...

Black Church to Assemble for “Call to Conscience — Day of Action” Across from White House

Black denominational and faith leaders have scheduled a “Call to Conscience — Day of Action” for September 5th and 6th in Washington DC, the nation’s capital. “We are calling pastors, congregants, and citizens from across the country to join us ...

Illinois Labor Leader to Receive World Peace Prize

For the first time in history, an Illinois resident will be honored with the World Peace Prize. The World Peace Prize Awarding Council (WPPAC) recently announced that Michael T. Carrigan president of the Illinois AFL-CIO will receive the prestigious prize ...

Cosmopolitan and Gina Concepts Join Forces to Launch New Cosmetic Accessories Line

Hearst magazines recently announced a licensing agreement with Gina Concepts, a subsidiary of Gina Group, to develop its first Cosmopolitan-branded cosmetic bags and accessories line.