Gary gets creative with financing the Gary Air Show

…Nonprofit Committee seeks funds With the support of a community planning committee, the city of Gary will host a Car Show next month as a...

Pavement project delays opening of Lift Bridge in East Chicago

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a delay in reopening the Indianapolis Boulevard (U.S. 12/20) lift bridge in East Chicago due to challenges...

Pastor Acree to open “Avenue Dogs” restaurant in Austin

By Chinta Strausberg Known for saving souls, Pastor Ira Acree who heads the Greater St. John Bible Church and is co-chairman of the Leaders Network, on...

Media firm among nation’s largest Black-owned businesses 

This week Howard Stirk Holdings (HSH) debuted on the Black Enterprise 100 list. HSH, wholly owned and operated by media mogul Armstrong Williams, occupies...

Webb Hyundai to host two USO Barbecues for Troops – July...

Chicagoland new-car dealers are once again on a summertime mission to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. On Saturday, July...

Gary Parks Department announces its Food Truck Festival – July 13

The Gary Parks Department will host its first ever “I Love My City” Food Truck Block Festival that will feature some of the best...

National Black Chamber Of Commerce Convenes In Atlanta In July

Networking, Domestic and International Connections, Contracting Opportunities The National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) convenes in Atlanta, Georgia July 24-27, 2019. The theme: Economic Empowerment...

Illinois Lottery, Mariano’s introduce New Sales Partnership 

Grocery chain to sell Lottery games at all 44 of its Chicago-area locations The Illinois Lottery and Mariano’s recently announced the availability of Illinois Lottery...

First Merchants Bank wears blue jeans for Blue “Club” Doors

In mid-May employees of First Merchant’s Bank dressed “casual for a cause.” As part of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Blue...

Win $1 Million From The Small Business Administration To Grow Your...

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...