Indiana University Northwest will celebrate Women’s History Month with an inspirational talk from Violet Sistovaris, a successful female executive and Indiana University Northwest alumna, who will share her personal and professional reflections of climbing the corporate ladder over her 30-year career. Sistovaris, who serves as executive vice president and president...
Nearly 200,000 Claims Paid to Individuals, Employers, Non‑Profits so far in Fiscal Year 2019 A record-breaking $200 million in forgotten cash and securities has been returned to its owners during the past 10 months, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said today. It is the largest amount in the program’s 58-year...
E. Alexander Smith Collection offers cutting edge fashions and accessories for women, men and kids The E. Alexander Smith Collection’s 13-year-old founder, got his start in 2014, when at age nine he participated in the Future Founder’s Chicago Lemonade Day, leveraging his mom’s lemonade recipes to win prize money to...
#Realmen   #Investingirls The 7th annual International Day of the Girl is Thursday, October 11. In recognition of this global celebration, Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring Program will hold their annual fundraising event to help raise awareness of the importance of mentoring and nurturing the world’s 1.1 billion girls. The reception...
Restored Rosenwald Court Apartments home to coffee shop Sip and Savor Coffee House opened its third location at the corner of 47th and Michigan on Saturday Jan 26, 2019. The newest location is housed in one of the most historic buildings in Chicago. The Rosenwald Court Apartments, once the home...
South Shore Clean Cities’ Annual Meeting and Awards is now the Shore Clean Cities Annual Conference, a one-day sustainable transportation conference and expo. The event is scheduled for February 25 at the Blue Chip Stardust Event Center. “We’re excited to expand upon the previous success of our Annual Meeting and Awards...
The Black community sufferers from many health complications and is often on the patient end of the health care industry and very rarely do we hear stories of Black innovators in the health tech space. Meet serial entrepreneurs Jamie and Jilea Hemmings who are married tech entrepreneurs who launched a disruptive new...
Rose Joiner, Regional Club Director, Honored for 35 Years of Dedication to Underserved Area Youth; Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Recieves $20,000 Financial Grant Rose Joiner of Gary, IN., has been named a 2019 Maytag Dependable Leader Award winner for her demonstrated dedication to keeping youth on...
Crusader Staff Report Ain’t She Sweet Café, the successful and popular Black-owned eatery in Bronzeville, has dropped plans to open a new location in Woodlawn. In 2017, owner Margot Strotter announced plans to open an Ain’t She Sweet Café during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Woodlawn Station, a $29 million, mixed-used...
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering $1 million in prize money that could help Black-owned small businesses locate and hire qualified workers. Finding capable workers is now among the biggest challenges for many of the nation’s small businesses, including African American entrepreneurs. The aid will come from the SBA’s “Makerspace Training, Collaboration and...