Unity Christian Academy hires Head of School

Loukisha Smart-Pennix brings social service, community, and early learning experience to high school start-up information provided by Unity Christian Academy SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 18, 2018) – The Board of Directors of Unity Christian Academy (UCA) announced today that it has hired Loukisha Smart-Pennix as its Head of School. According to UCA Board President Steve … Read more

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Congratulations correction

LANSING, Ill. (June 19, 2018) – In the June 6 print issue of The Lansing Journal, we printed a short note of congratulations on page 14—and one of the names was wrong. Congratulations should go to Zachary (not Jacob) Furmanek, along with Brandon Witvliet and Sara Bosman. They won a scholarship from the Lansing Old … Read more

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Justin Blandford named Governor’s Mansion Curator

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD (June 18, 2018) – Justin A. Blandford has been named Curator of the newly renovated Illinois Governor’s Mansion. His appointment was announced on Friday by Governor Bruce Rauner. In his new position, Blandford will be responsible for creating and implementing the Mansion’s new strategic vision, which … Read more

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Lansing’s CSCVB honored by Sports Destination Management magazine

Two “Favorite Destination” awards received by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 12, 2018) – Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau was honored in the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards announced by Sports Destination Management. The Chicago Southland was awarded: Favorite Destination for Community Engagement Favorite Destination for Accessibility “Nominations exceeded expectations,” said Fonda Johnson, publisher of … Read more

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Happy Father’s Day,
Lansing dads!

Lansing Fathers

LANSING, Ill. (June 2018) – The role of fathers is often taken for granted, but their impact is immeasurable. Fathers build community, impart values, teach skills, provide, defend, and protect. Thank you, Lansing dads. And Happy Father’s Day! Related Honor dads with a print announcement Eight Father’s Day facts Profiles of Lansing fathers   Share … Read more

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Walgreens to move approximately 1,800 positions to new Chicago office

Company to open office in Chicago’s Old Post Office building information provided by Walgreens DEERFIELD, Ill. (June 15, 2018) – Walgreens announced plans today to open a new office in Chicago, where it anticipates 1,800 people will be based. The new office space will include approximately 200,000 square feet in the Old Post Office building, … Read more

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