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Good Crop of Spring Books

Posted May 16, 2014 by David Smallwood

A couple of Chicago books, an African-based sci-fi/fantasy, and an inspirational self-helper for entrepreneurs on your bedside table for some nightly reading will help you percolate from a long rough winter. Exploring Chicago Blues: Inside the Scene, Past and Present By Rosalind Cummings-Yeates 128 pages The History Press (April 8, 2014) Blues history is steeped […]

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BLU Means Green (Money) at Spirited Shedd Fundraiser

Posted September 9, 2014 by Derrick Baker

Non-profits, community groups and small businesses looking to engage and empower young professionals could find a “BLU-print” for success at the Shedd Aquarium. That’s because the Shedd’s 60-member Auxiliary Board recently attracted almost 800 guests to BLU, the board’s annual soiree, and raised $318,000 for education and conservation initiatives in an interactive, networking-rich fashion in […]

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Money, Who Needs It? You Do If You’re Going To Write A Book

Posted March 28, 2013 by ndigo

                            By Walter M. Perkins Writing a book, once the impossible dream for many, is now a reality for many more due to technology and the many available how-to books on getting it done. Now comes veteran journalist Walter M. Perkins, with […]

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