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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Windy City Rollers to host upcoming 2019 bouts

Windy City Rollers to host upcoming 2019 bouts

Following their sold-out home team championship, the Windy City Rollers are bringing more thrilling roller derby to Chicago, with fierce rival Midwest teams. Join the Windy City Rollers All-Stars, currently… Read more »

Sleeping Tips for Sleep Awareness Week

Sleeping Tips for Sleep Awareness Week

Lack of sleep is such a universal problem that the National Sleep Foundation has proclaimed the week of March 10th as Sleep Awareness Week. How do you assess your bedroom… Read more »

Members of Congress, Doctors and Advocates Renew Call to End Maternal Mortality

Members of Congress, Doctors and Advocates Renew Call to End Maternal Mortality

“Mommas are dying across this country. Every year, we lose more mommas to maternal mortality and it’s a sad fact that it’s more dangerous to have a baby today than… Read more »

Humana Opens New Community Center

Humana Opens New Community Center

By: Ashmar Mandou Earlier this month, Humana opened a new community location in Norridge dedicated to providing an array of services, such as cooking demonstrations, exercise classes, and social activities…. Read more »

Best Foods to Eat Before Bed

Best Foods to Eat Before Bed

Getting good sleep is incredibly important for your overall health. Good sleep reduces your risk of developing certain chronic illnesses, keeps your brain and digestion healthy and boosts your immune… Read more »

Potential Salmonella Exposure at Chicago Grocery Store

Potential Salmonella Exposure at Chicago Grocery Store

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella, a bacterium that is a common cause of food poisoning. At least six people associated with the… Read more »

Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Applications

Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Applications

The Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation announced the opening of its Foundation’s scholarship program for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Foundation will award 26 scholarships of $5,000 each to… Read more »

Illinois State Board of Education Awards NIU Contract to Administer Statewide Migrant Education Program

Illinois State Board of Education Awards NIU Contract to Administer Statewide Migrant Education Program

Northern Illinois University has been awarded a contract by the Illinois State Board of Education to coordinate the statewide Migrant Education Program. The $1.67 million contract runs from Jan 1,… Read more »

Martinez Advances Plan to Improve Student Trustee Residency Requirements

Martinez Advances Plan to Improve Student Trustee Residency Requirements

Assistant Majority Leader Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) is continuing to expand opportunities for students at the University of Illinois to run for the position of student trustee by amending the… Read more »

Hilco Global Establishes a College Scholarship Program for Students

Hilco Global Establishes a College Scholarship Program for Students

Hilco Global announced the launch of the Hilco Global Scholarship Program called “Hilco Scholars,” to be awarded to qualified candidates living in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.  The goal of the… Read more »