Gov. Pritzker announces $4.2 million in funding for Small Business Development Centers

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 28, 2019) – Governor JB Pritzker announced $4.2 million in funding for Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) throughout Illinois. The funding is available to universities, community colleges, and business-focused nonprofit organizations to provide small businesses with support services through the operation of a Small … Read more

Governor Pritzker, Congresswoman Kelly, and Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau to present Annual Tourism Awards

Lansing to be included among award winners by Melanie Jongsma OAK LAWN, Ill. (September 27, 2019) – “One Chicago Southland” is the theme of this year’s Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau. The 2019 event will feature U.S. Congresswoman Robin Kelly as the Keynote speaker, and guest … Read more

Retired Lansing architect Richard Smits part of 50th-anniversary Hancock building panel

“It was an unparalleled opportunity to be part of the process of developing and building a Chicago icon,” remembers Smits information provided CHICAGO, Ill. (September 25, 2019) – The architectural career of Lansing resident Richard Smits was launched over 50 years ago at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, an architectural/engineering firm in Chicago. The firm … Read more

Halloween Land opens for business in The Landings shopping center

New Lansing location is ready for the holiday—and looking to hire employees they can retain year round by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (September 20, 2019) – Every September Halloween stores pop up in strip malls throughout the country, reminding us that the popular October 31st holiday—Halloween—is soon approaching. Halloween retail spending in the U.S. last … Read more