Former Chicago White Sox Star to Host a Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation

Former Chicago White Sox Star to Host a Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation

Jermaine Dye with a Fresh Start Caring for Kids Foundation patient

Jermaine Dye (Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series MVP) will host the 3rd Annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Monday, June 12, 2017, at The Glen Club (2901 W. Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60026) to benefit Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation. Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing children

AbbVie Teams Up With North Chicago Community High School for Illinois Science & Technology Institute’s STEM Challenge

AbbVie Teams Up With North Chicago Community High School for Illinois Science & Technology Institute’s STEM Challenge

Students tried virtual reality headsets during a field trip to AbbVie. (Photos by Steven Barston.)

North Chicago Community High School Students advance to statewide competition on April 27 Utilizing shelter dogs to provide companionship and comfort for cancer patients. An education website for K-12 youth struggling with cancer, focused on helping them graduate. A mobile app that helps patients navigate their illness and informs family and friends of their daily

Row With It: The Incredible Benefits of Rowing

NTX rowers: (coxswain) Michelle Rane, (stroke) Reaney Kunkler, (7 seat) Marcia Krause, (6) Carol Brown, (5) Mary South, (4) Penny Lanphier, (3) Kathy Saitelbach, (2) Chris Jett-Rivard, (bow) Donna Brownstone. Photo by Josh Dreyfus.

Rowing offers a killer full-body workout and incredible opportunities for engagement with Chicago’s dynamic, dedicated and supportive rowing community. So join a team, hop in a boat and take to the water to reap the incredible benefi ts the sport has to offer both mind and body. Looking for a full-body workout that is easy

Tools and Tips for Pain-Free Gardening (Even With Arthritis)

Gardening

Raised brick beds in the Enabling Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden offer a place to sit while planting. Photos by Heather Blackmore.

Gardening is a relaxing and enjoyable source of creativity, but for millions of people with arthritis and other physical limitations, it’s hardly pain-free. With a combination of educated tool choices, good body mechanics and “Why didn’t I think of that?” tweaks, you won’t have to hang up the trowel. Tools The Consumer Product Safety Commission

Organizing Tips for a Beautiful Home

Declutter and ‘Rightsize’ Your Life in 5 Easy Steps

In need of organization inspiration? Want to quickly remove clutter so you can focus on more important things like spending quality time with your family? Then read on to find our best organizing tips for your garage, pantry and everything in between. Neat Method: 5 Tips for an Organized Home Declutter and ‘Rightsize’ Your Life in

Shop the Runway: Launch Driving Fashion Forward 2017 [VIDEO]

LAUNCH

Photo by Eugenia Gallardo Photography.

Make It Better was proud to be the media sponsor of the sixth annual Launch: Driving Fashion Forward event at Autohaus on Edens April 9. The evening featured music, food, fabulous fashion, and silent and live auctions. All proceeds benefitted the Illinois Holocaust Museum’s Women’s Leadership Committee. Five North Shore boutiques and designers showed some of

5 Things to Do: April 28-30

Lyric Opera of Chicago: "My Fair Lady"

Lisa O'Hare and Richard E. Grant in Lyric Opera of Chicago's My Fair Lady (Photo by Todd Rosenberg Photography.)

This weekend, the Chicago Humanities Festival, a new exhibit at Anne Loucks Gallery and “My Fair Lady” at Lyric Opera of Chicago all open. Plus, shop an annual spring market and take part in a fitness class for a cause. An Evening With Marie Kondo April 28 Chicago Chicago Humanities Festival’s Springfest/17 kicks off this

11 Best Young Professionals Groups in Chicago

11 Best Young Professionals Groups in Chicago

Chicago Council on Global Affairs (Photo courtesy of the organization.)

Community organization boards are generally stocked with seasoned executives, but there is a way for those earlier in their career to get involved and be heard — junior boards and young professional groups. Brian Shields, co-founder of Coder Inc., says it best: “I’d recommend joining one of these junior boards to any young professional in

Wine Tasting Engages Your Brain More Than Any Other Human Behavior

Red Wine Benefits

It’s pretty common knowledge among wine drinkers that red wine is good for you. And yes, we may have already been using that excuse to drink a little more. But listen up, a new reason for our favorite after-work activity is here—and it’s pretty incredible. According to Yale neuroscientist Gordon Shepherd, the flavor of wine

Former Chicago White Sox Star to Host a Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation

Former Chicago White Sox Star to Host a Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation
By Fresh Start Caring For Kids Foundation

AbbVie Teams Up With North Chicago Community High School for Illinois Science & Technology Institute’s STEM Challenge

AbbVie Teams Up With North Chicago Community High School for Illinois Science & Technology Institute’s STEM Challenge
By AbbVie

Row With It: The Incredible Benefits of Rowing
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Gardening

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Declutter and ‘Rightsize’ Your Life in 5 Easy Steps

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LAUNCH

Shop the Runway: Launch Driving Fashion Forward 2017 [VIDEO]
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Lyric Opera of Chicago: "My Fair Lady"

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11 Best Young Professionals Groups in Chicago

11 Best Young Professionals Groups in Chicago
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Red Wine Benefits

Wine Tasting Engages Your Brain More Than Any Other Human Behavior
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