The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) announced  the availability of grant funding for recycling projects on May 1, 2019. Public and private businesses, local government and nonprofit organizations located and doing business in Indiana are eligible to submit proposals for recycling grants ranging from $1,000 up to $250,000. Proposals...
New citywide resource fair hosted in partnership with cannabis businesses, industry experts, social equity leaders, government agencies and others As part of ongoing efforts to ensure Chicago’s communities and residents benefit from the recent launch of legalized cannabis, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced that the City of Chicago will host...
Unprecedented collaboration includes community and ethnic media from across the city Facing drops in revenue as high as 85 percent, 43 independent Chicago media outlets joined forces to raise funds in a month-long campaign in May. The for-profit and non-profit organizations represent a wide cross-section of authentic community media in...
ComEd’s senior vice president of Strategy and Administration, Kevin Brookins was recently elected to serve as first vice chairman of the board of directors of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE). AABE is a national association that focuses on ensuring that African Americans and other minorities have input...
April is National Financial Literacy Month, and Lakeshore PBS is collaborating with community partners to provide viewers an opportunity to ask questions about a variety of financial topics in an upcoming live television program. Lakeshore Public Media announced today it will premiere the new show ‘Money on Call’ on April...
Gary Community School Corporation, GCSC
With continued support from community residents, teachers, staff, and administrators, the Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) announced recently that its deficit has dropped to under $2 million, marking dramatic progress since the deficit hit $22 million less than four years ago. The fiscal update is part of GCSC’s second quarterly...
There is a new designation for a corporation that has more to do with being a good business than it has to do with how a corporation pays its taxes. American College of Education (ACE) was recently certified a B Corp and they are the first and only Certified...
Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago recently presented a $5,000 gift to the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The gift will be used for small ware kitchen equipment and also support the School’s upcoming culinary class field trip to Bangkok, Thailand. Emerging partnership “We are extremely...
By Cammy Harbison, Newsweek On Tuesday, Netflix announced it will raise its prices by 13 to 18 percent for U.S. subscribers. The price hike will be the largest in the history of the 12-year-old streaming service. According to CNN, the upcoming Netflix price increase is being implemented to support the many new and...
The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Membership Meeting/Luncheon on Monday, September 9, 2019 starting at 11:30 a.m. with a networking reception followed by the noon luncheon. This month’s luncheon welcomes Spencer Brooks, Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) at the FBI’s Merrillville Resident Agency. SSA Brooks investigates Public Corruption,...