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Esquire's The Mentoring Project features Midtown for boys in their database of mentoring organizations.
DePaul University associate editor Kelsey Rotwein highlights a Chicago program that is introducing PR to a heretofore unaware group of high school students who have quickly developed a serious interest in the profession.
Presley Owusu-Bonsu, her mother Priscilla Tutu and her three younger siblings now live in the Bronzeville neighborhood
As thousands scurried to take advantage of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Week sales, I was reminded of a quote from St. Vincent de Paul: "Your mere presence will touch their hearts."
A witness had just lied, and defense lawyer Eugene Murawski knew exactly what he wanted to do — impeach him and get the statement stricken from the record.
More than half a dozen financial advisers who have shown remarkable charitable leadership and personal commitment were honored Thursday night at the sixth annual Community Leadership Awards.
Chad Tischer, a principal at DiMeo Schneider & Associates LLC in Chicago, has been an after-school tutor for the Midtown Educational Foundation for 10 years and considers it a part of his normal routine.
Patricia Miller, co-founder of the Vera Bradley empire, came to Chicago to speak to young girls about Friendship, Fashion & Philanthropy-The Vera Bradley Story at the Metro Advancement Council's annual luncheon. The 15th annual luncheon benefits Chicago's Metro Achievement Center for Girls.
"A mother must be physically strong, emotionally stronger, and spiritually strongest." This is the message that Pascale Burns, mother of four and Midtown Educational Foundation advocate, shared with more than 200 mothers on Saturday, Feb. 18.
Just when you think you've "been there, done that," think again. So says Leona Martin a mother of four.
Fans who attended the Bulls' Jan. 1 game and donated a new children's coat or $15 or more received a ticket which allowed them to meet Korver and get an autograph.
Hundreds of kids will be cozy this winter, thanks to an effort by the Chicago Bulls called "Operation Warm."
Company's commitment to changing tomorrow manifests in generous contribution to support education efforts at Midtown Education Foundation
Unilever and Walgreens unveiled a new activity and life skills learning area at the Midtown Education Foundation's Metro Achievement Center, USA, serving inner-city girls in Chicago from grades 4 through 12, at an event here yesterday evening.
Unilever and Deerfield-based Walgreens unveiled a new activity and life skills learning area at the Metro Achievement Center, serving inner-city girls in Chicago from grades 4 through 12, at an event here Thursday.
"How do you convince people to stay in a community when you have armed police officers shot down? It's devastating. ... It's like a war out here."
- Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, 6th