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...
Delta Financial, Delta Jones
By Delta Jones-Walker It’s April already which means it’s once again Financial Literacy Month! I penned this piece a few years ago and amazed at how the facts and tips still ring true! Please the time to go over the check list and see what measurable gains you achieve in...
Nominations for BBB Serving Northern Indiana’s 16th annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics opened, April 7. Presented by the BBB’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, the Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics are the premier celebration of marketplace ethics in Northern Indiana. Businesses with exceptional ethics can nominate themselves or be nominated by...
Hard Rock Casino
Hard Rock International, in partnership with the Gary, Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, hosted a Vendor Info Session for local companies recently to learn about services and products Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana will need from the community. The all-day event featuring three ninety-minute sessions took place...
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Money Smart Week
In response to the devastating impact of the pandemic on people’s lives and businesses, City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and the Chicago Treasurer’s Office is presenting six programs to connect working families, Individuals and students with the resources and information they need to improve their financial health. Theprograms are part...
Kentucky Derby fundraiser
The Northern Indiana (IN) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will host its 10th Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser virtually on May 1, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. DJ Vince Adams will host the event; entertainment will be provided by comedian Damon Williams. One of the region’s most highly anticipated...
AKA, AKArama, Credit Card Debt, webinar,
Credit cards. They’re easy to use, they’re convenient, and when money is tight, they’re a great go-to source for purchasing food, clothes, electronics – ANYTHING! But credit cards can drive one into debt and bankruptcy. Misuse and abuse of credit cards can even destroy lives. Once credit card control is lost,...
By Curtis Reed Curtis Reed, Chicago Region Manager for Middle Market Banking at JPMorgan Chase, shares his perspective on some of the pressing challenges facing Black entrepreneurs today and the role that the business community can play in elevating Black businesses and driving future growth. The disruptions of the past year...