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  • Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief

    Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief
    Vanessa Allen has been on the move almost from the moment she was sworn in as president and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana in 2010 at a brief Merrillville Town Hall Complex ceremony, jumping on a flight just hours later to attend a...
  • Senior Services Center faces more cuts in Will County

    Senior Services Center faces more cuts in Will County
    More cutbacks and changes are coming to the Senior Services Center of Will County, as the independent non-profit agency struggles with lower state payments and fewer grants and contributions. "This is the reality of social services. We have to be lean...
  • United Way raises $10.8 million

    The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley's 2014 campaign raised $10.8 million. About 400 companies and 23,000 individuals contributed to the campaign, according to a news release from the United Way. The $10.8 million was more than last year's total,...
  • 'Power of the Purse' raises $23,000 for United Way

    'Power of the Purse' raises $23,000 for United Way
    Barrington Area United Way: 'Power of the Purse' Benefiting: Barrington Area United Way program to support the unmet needs of the women and girls in the community Date: March 5 Location: The Onion Pub, Lake Barrington Attended: 120+ Raised: $23,...
  • Agencies can apply for funding for emergency food and shelter

    Lake County has been awarded $38,077 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The program is governed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. A local board will determine how the funds are to be distributed among...
  • Local fashion designers unite for United Way runway show

    Local fashion designers unite for United Way runway show
    It's haute couture meet haute-er heels at the second annualĀ "Wine, Women and Shoes" fashion fundraiser Thursday, April 23 in Dania Beach. The benefit raises money forĀ United Way of Broward County with a fashion show featuring local designers such as...
  • Women's winner loses out in Fort Lauderdale's Corporate Run

    Women's winner loses out in Fort Lauderdale's Corporate Run
    FORT LAUDERDALE -- Only at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run could labor contracts become an issue. The first woman to cross the finish line in the Fort Lauderdale event was Bobbette Stewart, who ran the annual 5k race in 19:15 minutes. But Stewart, a...
  • Root, root, root, for the home teams

     Root, root, root, for the home teams
    If you love baseball but your wallet can't handle taking the family to a major league game, there are plenty of other options. The Chicago suburbs are home to six professional baseball teams that aren't the Cubs or the White Sox. In addition to not...
  • United Way Marks 90th Anniversary

    United Way Marks 90<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Anniversary
    There was a whole lot to celebrate down at Infinity Music Hall & Bistro Tuesday as more than 300 people celebrated the 90th anniversary of the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. "It's been 90 years of supporting families," said outgoing...
  • Easter Weekend Brings Seasonal Fun To CT

    Easter Weekend Brings Seasonal Fun To CT
    It’s Easter weekend so while the parties and the galas are on hiatus for a few days, it is all about some other activities, so let’s start hopping. Get a dose of airborne history and the Easter season at the New England Air Museum in Windsor...
  • VersAbility CEO Kasia Grzelkowski on getting the next generation of leaders involved

    VersAbility CEO Kasia Grzelkowski on getting the next generation of leaders involved
    Kasia Grzelkowski has been president and CEO of VersAbility Resources in Hampton for nearly nine years. In its mission to help people with disabilities live full productive lives, VersAbility has grown to having a $39 million budget and more than 1,...