2016 Lakeshore Classic Corporate Luncheon & Basketball Challenge

“Step Up for Education” is the 9th Annual Lakeshore Classic theme for 2016. The Lakeshore Classic’s Corporate Luncheon has traditionally been a highlight during...

Financial justice a key focus at 2016 NAACP convention

By Charlene Crowell With 2,200 branches in every state, and added presence on 60 military installations - five located overseas, the NAACP’s grassroots reach is...

Housing needed for National Lakeshore’s Summer Employees

The National Park Service is in need of short-term housing near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for the summer’s seasonal workforce of park rangers, guides,...

Half of all opening day sales to benefit Teamwork Englewood

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first restaurant in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago (806 W. 63rd St.) on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The restaurant is...

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?”...

Opportunity Enterprises seeks 500 Packathon volunteers

The second Saturday after Labor Day has become synonymous with Opportunity Enterprises’ Annual Packathon. At least 500 volunteers are needed to make this giant...

ComEd’s CONSTRUCT to increase job opportunities for Minority Candidates

Economic power engines – ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas have joined forces with 30 construction industry companies and six social service agencies to help...

Illegal financial practices lead to CFPB fines and lawsuits against auto-title...

By Charlene Crowell Many consumers breathe a sigh of relief when their car loans are finally paid off. Gaining title to personal vehicles should free...

Centier Bank continues Hall of Fame status in Best Places to...

On May 3, 2018, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce welcomed 125 businesses and organizations with premier practices to recognize the Best Places to Work...

Former Attorney General Lynch keynotes Gary NAACP banquet

Gary’s Genesis Convention Center was abuzz with excitement as guests arrived for dinner on June 2, filing into a banquet room dressed with glistening...