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Tamara Leigh ~ Engaging Your Audience to TREND ON You!

How FashionPreneuers Parker Dusseau & Hövding Combine Smart AND Style. I love when smart and style are synonymous — when fashion fuses with function. To borrow the phrase from the trending Ford commercials, “And is better”, this is especially true when it comes to choices of wardrobe AND an active lifestyle… as in “Do I wear heels AND walk rather than drive?” or “Do […]

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How were last week’s NFL Playoffs Like Politics in America?

In the lull weekend before #SuperbowlXLVIII match-up between the Denver Broncos (my 2nd favorite team) and the Seattle Seahawks (not a fan of the #badrefcall #Touchception against my #Packers, but am a fan of former #Badgers QB #RussellWilson ) and with 2013’s Superbowl airing no less than 5 politically underscored commercials, and with this year […]

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Volunteering and Civic Engagement in Illinois

The Corporation for National and Community  Service ( CNCS) has released volunteer numbers for 2012. Illinois has an annual volunteer rate of 27.4%, with 2.73 million volunteers serving 286 million total hours per year .  Below are some more highlights and the link for more information. Trends and Highlights Overview Overall, in Illinois in [...]

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This is a great metaphor for contractors who can't quite reach the top - to win.

FSSI UPDATE! CONTRACTORS ATTEND! Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative to Be Discussed At President’s Management Advisory Board Meeting December 19, 2013 at 3PM

On the “Federal Sales Sherpa Show” we have featured a topic called the “Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative” and our guest, Prof. Samuel Bornstein has spoken on its effects on the industry several times. Host of the show, Eileen Kent, urges her listeners to get involved. “Listeners of the show and anyone involved in GSA Schedule […]

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Arlington Heights Veterans Honored at Ceremony

On Saturday November 9th,  Arlington Heights area veterans were invited to a free celebration in honor of Veteran’s Day. The celebration of their service served as a thank you for their service to our nation. The celebration and breakfast were held at St. Peter Lutheran Church Gymnasium. As part of the thank you, veterans were [...]

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Representative Deb Conroy at CoreCentric Solutions

Illinois legislators and IMEC step out to celebrate local manufacturing

As part of the National Manufacturing Day initiative in October, IMEC has been working with Illinois legislators across the state to spread the word about the great companies and manufacturing activities happening in their districts.  From northern to southern Illinois, multiple Representatives came out in support of manufacturing. A number of additional visits are scheduled [...]

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Evanston MFG Day 2013

Manufacturing Day sees amazing results in Illinois

Throughout the month of October, we’re celebrating National Manufacturing Day in Illinois. With events beginning October 1 at an Evanston industrial park, to the more than 60 open houses and events on October 4, to visits with legislators and manufacturing firms sprinkled throughout, it is surely evident that the manufacturing spirit is alive and well [...]

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America’s First Medieval Craft Beer Fest Set for Nov. 22 ? 24 at Medieval Times

Global Scene Productions and Chicago Scene, in partnership with Medieval Times, will present the nation’s first and only medieval craft beer festival, “Ale Quest” on November 22nd, 23rd and 24th at Medieval Times, 2001 N. Roselle Rd., in Schaumburg.

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Conferences to be held Oct. 10 and 11

District 54’s parent conferences will be held on Oct. 10 and 11. This is a great opportunity for your children to share with you their personal, academic goals for the school year as well as their accomplishments to date. It is important that the teacher knows how an individual is doing in school, and it is important [...]

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Roosevelt University Implements Safety Features for its Downtown Campus

Roosevelt University Implements Safety Features for its Downtown CampusBy Marie LazzaraRUNWSAC Membership Chair Safety is always an issue for universities and colleges and Roosevelt University is no exception. In the near future, the downtown campus will have safety features such as security [...]

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HTNG Announces The Election of Several Leading Hospitality Industry…

Hotel Technology Next Generation 650 E. Algonquin Rd Ste 207 Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States Phone: +1 847 303 5560 Fax: +1 703 814 8555 Visit Website CHICAGO – Hotel Technology Next Generation , the membership association that unites the world’s ho…

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Best-Selling Author Hank Phillippi Ryan Coming to Schaumburg Township District Library

Hank Phillippi Ryan, best-selling author of “Prime Time” and “The Other Woman,” will present a writing workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 in the Rasmussen North Room of the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd….

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Marie Lazzara

Nonprofits Share the Gift of Imagination through Books and Resources to those with Down Syndrome on “Community”

Our next guests share the joy of reading to children around the world and give children with Down Syndrome a place of their own to play and be themselves.   Marie and her guest co-host Tim Padgett will interview Seena Jacob, founder of Bookwallah, a Chicago-based nonprofit. Its mission is to collect and distribute children’s [...]

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Take Back Your LIFE: From Burnout to True Balance

Do you feel like, with all life’s obligations, demands, and responsibilities, that you’ve lost your SELF? Have the needs of others taken over your life – leaving nothing left over for your own joy and purpose? Melissa Heisler, our guest on this week’s On Purpose radio show, say’s that “It does not have to be […]

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Nora Bethman

Expert Gives Advice about Joining a 403 (b) Plan

by Nora Bethman CEBS, QKA, ERPA President of National Employee Benefit Services, Inc. As mentioned previously, a 403(b) plan is a type of group retirement plan specifically for employees of schools, hospitals, and certain not-for-profit organizations. After meeting the eligibility requirements to join, if any, an eligible employee joins the plan by electing to reduce [...]

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