Community Civility Counts will hold its second annual World Civility Day

A full-day of civility-themed activities and an awards dinner in the evening will be held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond and Avalon...

Organization receives first B Corp certification in Indiana

There is a new designation for a corporation that has more to do with being a good business than it has to do with...

Comcast joins LISC Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Comcast late last year joined the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), several community organizations, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to launch the “Southwest Corridor...

Setting Financial Priorities in 2017

Happy New Year! I’m Delta Jones-Walker, Financial Advisor* and owner of Atled Financial. It is an honor to pen this inaugural column for the...

Assessor recovers $20M from erroneous exemptions

The Cook County Assessor’s Office has reached a new milestone in its recovery of revenue from erroneous exemptions. Since the Erroneous Exemptions Unit was...

Businesses receive Macarthur Foundation Grants

The Greater Chatham Initiative (GCI), a collaboration aimed at rejuvenating four of Chicago’s south side neighborhoods, has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the...

Purdue Northwest-Ameristar partnership

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...

The Genesis Center has a New Director with plans

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Deborah Hendricks Drake says that she’s not allergic to work and you will see the results of it in...

The Quit Kit helps entrepreneurs realize dreams in 90-days

According to the Small Business Administration there are over 28 million small business ventures in the United States alone. Consistently every year people work...

GPA Auto Body helps U-Haul broaden base in Gary, Indiana

U-Haul Company of Indiana, Inc. recently announced the addition of GPA Auto Body as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Gary community. GPA Auto...