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2013-12-18 23:02:11

It’s impressive but not a surprise to the residents of Monarch Landing that they’re living in what’s been named the best city for early retirement by Kiplinger and reported by Yahoo! Home. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 It’s impressive but not a surprise to the residents of Monarch Landing that they’re living in what’s been named the best city for early retirement by Kiplinger and reported by Yahoo! Home. Besting traditional snowbird favorites including Honolulu, suburban Phoenix...

2013-12-18 12:24:22

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago magazine kicks off the new year with its biennial list of Top Doctors, as recommended by physicians themselves, featuring 495 standout doctors - 100 primary care doctors and 395 specialists - from throughout the Chicagoland area. On newsstands Thursday, the January issue also uncovers the driving force behind Chicago's Whitney M. Young Magnet High School basketball phenom Jahlil Okafor and takes readers on a journey through his young life,...

2013-12-10 12:20:20

Grants support ongoing engagement, innovation in education, arts and culture, civic, environment and health and human services CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] will make five $50,000 grants to Chicago-area leaders as part of its annual Game Changer Awards, which recognize individuals who have created innovative programs and initiatives to benefit Chicago communities. The grants will fund each organization's ongoing work. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Boeing leaders...

2013-12-09 23:02:08

Silverado Naperville celebrates official grand opening on Thursday, December 5 with community tours, live music, hors d'oeuvres and refreshments. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Silverado memory care community in Naperville celebrated its grand opening on December 5 and is now welcoming new residents. Esther Trail is among the first residents to move into the state-of-the-art community for those with memory impairment. Silverado’s loving, compassionate caregivers –...

2013-12-05 12:25:08

BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elmhurst Historical Museum is a regional history museum founded in 1957 and operated by the City of Elmhurst, Illinois. In early 2013, Lance Tawzer, Curator of Exhibits, started to investigate how to bring interactive technology to the museum. "As a small museum with a limited budget, we have always wanted to increase the interactivity within our changing exhibits, but the costs of hiring a media developer to program iPads and touch screens was...

2013-12-02 23:01:14

Mancari’s of Oak Lawn is excited to announce their sponsorship of Breakfast with Santa, an event benefiting Hearts for Hope programs at Advocate Children’s Hospital this weekend. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Mancari’s of Oak Lawn is excited to announce their sponsorship of Breakfast with Santa, an event benefiting Hearts for Hope programs at Advocate Children’s Hospital. The event will take place this Sunday, December 8th at Ridge Country Club Country Club, located at...

2013-12-02 16:22:33

Shop Your Way to Holiday Apparel from Sears LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sears is excited to announce their participation in KIISFM's Jingle Ball 2013, on December 6 at LA Live in Los Angeles. The main event will include a searsStyle fashion show in the Jingle Ball Village where Sears will showcase their top apparel brands along with the best in affordable and fashionable holiday looks. "The searsStyle fashion show offers a fun and engaging way to showcase our brands...

2013-11-29 16:20:26

Charitable works, rental service unique among businesses NAPVERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville is a unique Toyota dealership in the Naperville, IL area. Not only are they one of the leaders in Toyota sales every year but they also offers some services that aren't available many other places, as well as they are one of the most civic-minded businesses around. Because of Toyota of Naperville's status they are able to offer Toyota Rent A Car...

2013-11-29 12:24:24

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated shopping trends have ruled the day - and night - as Shop Your Way members and customers took advantage of more options to get doorbuster savings at Sears for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday 2013. Black Friday kicked off one full week early for Sears Shop Your Way members who were able to purchase more than 1,000 Sears doorbusters in advance online. Members are also earning better rewards this season with the holiday bonus for...

2013-11-29 12:22:19

Ridgefield, Conn.-based Animal Fair Pet Shop featured in the November issue of the Lands' End Business Outfitters catalog DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End Business Outfitters and Inc. Magazine are celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30 by announcing winners of its Small Business VIP Contest including the grand prize winner, Animal Fair Pet Shop. Two runners-up, Ingersoll Automotive of Danbury, Conn., and Action Seating & Mobility of Tulsa, Okla.,...