U.S. EPA recognizes ComEd for helping customers save

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has presented its highest honor given to organizations for energy efficiency – the ENERGY STAR Partner of the...

Endorsements announced as local races gain momentum

The Gary Precinct Organization recently held their endorsement meeting. The purpose of the meeting, that was held Saturday, March 31 to endorse candidates for...

17th Annual Comcast Cares Day set for Saturday, April 21

More than 70 projects in the region; public invited to volunteer More than 6,500 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners...

5th Annual Youth Job and Resource Expo

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 on...

Isiah L. Thomas III to keynote the 51st annual Chicago Business...

Former NBA All-Star & CEO to address economic empowerment for minority-owned businesses The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) and Allstate have teamed up to...

50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act: Fairness Matters

April 11, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's signing of the Fair Housing Act. This law has undoubtedly been instrumental...

World Civility Day agenda to focus on real world issues

Community Civility Counts has released the schedule of workshops to be held at the Indiana Welcome Center on World Civility Day, April 12. The community...

April is Financial Literacy Month – Ready to Up your Personal...

If I asked you a few simple questions about your personal finances like, “How much debt do you have?” “What is your credit score?”...

13-year-old kidpreneur to showcase fashion line at Black Women’s Expo this...

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...

LaKetra Williams named branch manager of Centier Bank’s Gary-Miller location

Michael E. Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank, announced the appointment of LaKetra N. Williams to Branch Manager/Officer of Centier’s Gary – Miller...