Archive for November 2016

Celebrate Small Business Saturday - Shop Chicago Neighborhoods

Last week, I wrote about how Local First Chicago is looking to drive small business growth in the city. Last week, they worked together with the City Treasurer’s office to highlight Small Business Saturday…. ….and what a great gathering it was. Last week, Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers announced his office, the Office of the Mayor, and... Read more »

Meet Your Neighbor on 11/15: Local First Chicago

Meet Your Neighbor on 11/15: Local First Chicago
One of the great things about writing this blog is that there are ample opportunities to highlight organizations hoping to make an impact on Chicago neighborhoods and the greater community. Local First Chicago is one such organization, and we’re more than happy to highlight an upcoming event where you can learn more about them. Local... Read more »

Now That The 2016 Presidential Election Is Over

Now That The 2016 Presidential Election Is Over
(NOTE: this is a much longer version of content that I have posted on Facebook and elsewhere. But I feel it needs to be said) First, I am just as saddened and downhearted as many others about the results of the 2016 Presidential Election. Yes, the people have spoken…but they’ve spoken out of fear. Fear... Read more »
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Please Vote in the 2016 Election

Please Vote in the 2016 Election
You’ve probably heard this over and over again….but if you do anything tomorrow, make sure you’ve voted in the 2016 election. For those of you who have voted early – thank you. You’ve done your part. But it’s time for the rest of us to do ours. You’ve seen the commercials, you’ve heard the rhetoric,... Read more »