Fifth Third Bank provides 1 million meals to fight hunger

Fifth Third recently announced that it provided over one million meals in May to fight hunger during its annual “Feeding Our Communities” initiative. The...

$40,000 for business ideas slated for Englewood

Whole Foods Market and Teamwork Englewood, an Englewood community based organization, have issued a “Call for Entries” for local small business owners and entrepreneurs...

Council makes kickoff contribution to 3rd Veteran Build

Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council (NWIVAC) recently made the first contribution to Habitat for Humanity of NWI’s Third Veteran Build, and encourages others to...

Black contractors unite for bigger slice of pie

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In celebration of the 14th annual Contractor’s Day, Omar Shareef, president and founder of the African American Contractor’s Association (AACA),...

First Financial Bank hosts Financial Resource Fair

The Gary, Indiana First Financial Bank location recently supplied a financial resource fair and open house for the local community and neighbors. As a community...

America must equalize access to homeownership and its wealth opportunities

By Charlene Crowell Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an...

Three of Chicago’s Top Women Business Leaders to be honored

The Chicago Chapter of National Women of Achievement, Inc. will recognize three of Chicago’s ”Unsung Hero- Honorees” at the 27th Annual Scholarship Luncheon on...

Hobart unveils compressed natural gas pumps, garage

The City of Hobart and its partners on Tuesday unveiled its new compressed natural gas fueling pumps and vehicle maintenance garage at the city’s...

Enhancing Black Owned Print and Digital Press in the Age of...

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. President & CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) salutes the career development success of the...

Brand specialist to speak at WEA monthly meeting

Northwest Indiana Chapter of Women Entrepreneurs of America (WEA) will host its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Join them at 6:00 p.m....