Posts tagged "glenn murray"

Local Author Helps You Live a Full and Connected Life with "Open Boxes"

Blogger, freelance writer, and author Christine Organ releases a debut story collection that reveals the sacred through everyday living. Like a skilled weaver, Organ laces personal insights, anecdotes, and observations into a skilled tapestry of the human spirit. Book Description Through stories about everything from spirituality and parenting, self-acceptance and friendship, shopping at Old Navy... Read more »

This Weekend Is For Fun.....Are You In??

Forget the rain, cool summer nights , flooding…this weekend you  (and I ) deserve a full weekend of  activities, so here are a few suggestions : FRIDAY BEARS KICKOFF PARTY HOSTED BY CHICAGO DESIGN CONCEPTS   Join Chicago Design Concepts at Lincoln Park Stadium Bar & Grill – LP Stadium for an evening of exciting... Read more »

"Eras of Hope" This Friday At Underground - Celebrates Agency's 100+ Years of Fighting Child Abuse

"Eras of Hope" This Friday At Underground -  Celebrates Agency's 100+ Years of Fighting Child Abuse
Join us on Friday, April 25th as we travel through time to celebrate One Hope United’s 119-year history of protecting children and strengthening families. Eras of Hope will showcase the Chicago-based awareness and fundraising initiatives taking place throughout April as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and celebrate the role that our community partners... Read more »

Ten People To Watch in 2014

Jillian Conley  is an author, blogger, freelance writer, event host, radio host, and TV host based in Chicago. She is also co-founder of My Three Sisters Publishing with her sisters where their main goal is to give exposure to new writers. Jillian has received much recognition for her philanthropy volunteering for Charity 4 Life and as a co-founder of My Three Sisters Literacy Initiative.
They are filmmakers, philanthropists, vintners, personalities, writers and urban developers. They are people whose names you’ll be hearing for some time to come both locally and nationally.  I thank them for humbly sharing their bios for my annual “people to watch” blog.  Here are ten people you should keep your eye on this year. To connect... Read more »

A December To Remember: A Month of Memories In Pictures and Videos

This December was a rarity,  I was in town long enough to attend a few great celebrations.  I still missed more stuff  than I wanted.  But here are some pictures and video from some of the best events of the month.   One Acre Fund 7th Annual Chicago Gala  Andrew Youn and Harry Kraemer   ... Read more »

Are You A Published Author? Make Sure You Have These Five Things

So you’ve published a book and you’re ready to sell a million copies?  Before you hop on your horse and ride off to conquer the world. You may want to make sure you have a few important items/services at your disposal.  I warn you this list is totally biased and comes from my working with... Read more »

"Eras OF Hope" Fashion, Awareness, Fun at Mercedes Benz of Chicago

"Eras OF Hope" Fashion, Awareness, Fun at Mercedes Benz of Chicago
April is Child Abuse Prevention month.  My friends at One Hope United  are gathering to raise awareness and funds to support One Hope United’s  efforts to prevent these horrific events from happening, or happening again. One Hope United was founded as Chicago Baptist Orphanage in 1895 and Hudelson Baptist Children’s Home in 1903. The scope... Read more »

"Stop,Look,Listen" The 12 People to Watch In 2012

The social, business, political and philanthropic rock stars that make up my “12 People to Watch in 2012″ list come from various backgrounds and are motivated by their own unique purposes. But they all have one thing in common: They exhibit the signs of greatness we associate with people whose names will remain on our... Read more »

The Great Chicago Wine Bar Search: Rittergut Wine Bar

The Great Chicago Wine Bar Search:  Rittergut Wine Bar
When you look for Rittergut Wine Bar and enter from the construction laden Wacker Drive side, you think you’re going on some sort of scavenger hunt for some mysterious hideout. There are a few turns and a little confusion at first, but once you arrive you’ll find it was well worth the trip.  Rittergut  has... Read more »

The Christmas Gift List You've Been Waiting For ..

The Christmas Gift List You've Been Waiting For ..
It’s Christmas time (as if you couldn’t tell by the decorations that have been up since Halloween)…and I have taken it upon myself to create a nice affordable list of gift items for those special people in your life. And by “special” I mean so weird, picky or just plain hard to peg that you... Read more »