Black Tech Mecca: Changing the World of Technology

Chicago is known for it’s amazing food and copious number of conferences amongst many other things, but where the city would like to grow?  Technology.  One way to grow the technology scene in Chicago is to expand the demographic of who is building it. CPM sat down with Fabian Elliott, Founder & CEO of Black … More Black Tech Mecca: Changing the World of Technology

Being Your Own Cake Boss: An Interview with Courtney Hopkins, Award-Winning Entreprenuer & Cake Extroardinaire

The best advice I got was to “Not Give Up.” There are times when things don’t work out… but you have to learn from your mistakes and move on. … More Being Your Own Cake Boss: An Interview with Courtney Hopkins, Award-Winning Entreprenuer & Cake Extroardinaire

Corri McFadden for Gateway Green’s Annual Fundraiser: OfficeMax’s Green Tie Ball

Have you ever realized that the Chicago expressways always seem to be very clean?  Did you know that it’s not government, but rather private organizations maintaining it?  Chicago Gateway Green beautifies expressways with plants and sculptures while keeping them clean.   Hundreds of thousands of plant life have been added through the years, increasing the standard of … More Corri McFadden for Gateway Green’s Annual Fundraiser: OfficeMax’s Green Tie Ball

Chicago NonProfit: Expand Your Ideas On Event Planning

I had the pleasure of meeting with Randy Dill, founder of ChicagoNonProfit.org.  This is a wonderful organization that Randy himself describes as “The Nonprofits Chamber of Commerce,” facilitating resources, information and services between nonprofit organizations, volunteers and companies.  With a resource page, an events calendar, directory of non-profits and non-profit-friendly businesses, and even networking mixer … More Chicago NonProfit: Expand Your Ideas On Event Planning