Lewis University junior Alessandro Mazza majors in physics and chemistry and uses his scientific knowledge to teach adults, as well as teammates on the Romeoville school’s track team, how to run more efficiently.
In recent decades, many banks have either closed or been replaced by with large national chains. That's not the case with Wintrust Community Bank. From the date of its founding in 1991, Wintrust has based its service on the belief that consumers need a true local bank, where tellers know their customers by name and bankers care about local business and invest in the community.
The Green Exchange, a retail and office space in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago devoted to green business, has passed the one-year mark of being open. Today, it’s a place where businesses can live green and prosper.
Goodwill Industries does a lot more than sell used clothing at discount prices. The agency also provides job training, employment placement and other services to people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges — all at no cost to the client. Here’s how the agency is helping people in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana.
The demand for services from nonprofit health care agencies is growing. Volunteers at these organizations are fulfilling a vital role in patient care and advocacy.
In the next seven years, the nursing profession is going to need another 700,000 nurses. For those interested in pursuing a career in the fast-paced, dynamic field of nursing, Chamberlain College of Nursing offers a three-year BSN degree program that enables students to earn their degree in as few as three years of year-round study, instead of the typical four years with summers off, allowing graduates to launch a career in nursing before their peers in traditional four-year programs. Chamberlain is currently accepting applications for courses beginning July 7.
One would think the most successful real estate agent is a slick, fast-paced, super-charged person under a lot of pressure to prove himself, sale after sale. This is not the case with Larry Desmond, the No. 1 agent at Waukegan’s Century 21 Maki United. He is low key, laidback and never uses high-pressure sales tactics.
Advanced Family Dental has added the latest imaging technology at its Crest Hill office, providing better service and comfort to patients.
The staff members at Kagan & Company in Northbrook serve as trusted advisors while buying and brokering valuables and collectibles. They handle sterling silver flatware and tea sets, luxury watches, gold, jewelry, coins and other items. They are happy to provide you a free evaluation at their office or in the comfort of your home. There’s no need to bring that heavy flatware set to them.
Catholic Cemeteries - Archdiocese of Chicago offers a wide selection of burial options including above- and below-ground choices, as well as various payment plans.
Each year, thousands of people across the country join forces with the Lupus Foundation of America and walk with one unified purpose — to end lupus, a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. Communities in northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana are currently gearing up for this year’s fundraising efforts to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for those who suffer from the disease. Six area walks are scheduled: May 18 in Crown Point, Ind., and Olympia Fields, May 18 in Vernon Hills, July 13 in Bartlett, Aug. 10
Advocate Health Care is among several new Illinois health care providers that have joined the American Cancer Society’s statewide colorectal cancer screening initiative. Launched last summer, the multi-year program aims to raise awareness about colorectal health and to screen a significant number of the more than 800,000 people in Illinois who meet eligibility criteria but haven’t been screened, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.