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28th of December 2018

Lessons Learned from Email Marketing

As we wind down 2018 in preparation for 2019, there is no doubt in my mind that you are in the process of thanking donors, identifying new prospects, reaching out to your clients and community. As you solidify your marketing and outreach strategies for 2019, I thought you might find Alexie Ward’s article, Our 9 Biggest […]

20th of December 2018

ComEd: Power Grid Ready to Serve Customers this Winter

As temperatures have dipped, ComEd has been hard at work to ensure the power grid is ready to meet the energy needs of customers in northern Illinois and Chicago all winter long.

Holiday Season Warning from the IRS: It’s Shopping Season for Identity Thieves Too

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Internal Revenue Service and Security Summit partners warn taxpayers to take extra steps to protect their tax and financial data from identity thieves.

7th of November 2018

Family Travel Survey

Earn $50 for taking a detailed survey about your daily travel:  how you get around, how much time you spend in transit, the purpose of your trips. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is conducting this federally-funded survey to better understand Chicago-area residents’ travel habits and needs, which will help determine how to use […]

West Town Health Market Closed on November 15 and 22

Thank you for shopping with Link at West Town Health Market this season! Please note that due to space availability and the Thanksgiving Holiday, we will not have a market on Thursday 11/15 and Thursday 11/22. We will resume fall markets on Thursday 11/29 with the season ending on December 13th.  

1st of November 2018

Downsizing 101

Homeowners have been persuaded that living in as much space as possible is always better, but the reality is complicated. Larger homes require more maintenance, encourage us to fill them with unneeded items, and they’re generally more expensive. That’s why many people today are looking to downsize to a smaller house. If you’re thinking about […]

23rd of October 2018

Volunteers invited for a survey study

Is this study a good fit for you? You may be able to participate in this research study if you are a man or woman who speaks English and/or Spanish and lives in the Chicago area with no plans to move for the next 6 months. What will you do if you participate? The purpose […]

9th of October 2018

Nonprofit Utopia Podcast Episode 3: Justice Informed

Xavier Ramey, the CEO and Lead Strategist for Justice Informed, LLC, will be a guest on the Nonprofit Utopia podcast on Monday, October 8, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., CST. The Nonprofit Utopia podcast is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity […]

Making the Case for Support in Times of Change

Writing a compelling case for support is not always as easy as it seems.  In Case Development 201, Communications Consultant Andrew Brommel writes “an organization’s case for support is ultimately ‘your message to your donors—why should they give to your organization?’” In this day and age of increased competition for fewer dollars, a nonprofit’s answer […]

4th of October 2018

A sunny day for Bickerdike’s 4th Annual Membership BBQ

It was a beautiful Saturday for mid-September as Bickerdike staff welcomed members, residents and neighbors to the 4th Annual End of Summer Membership BBQ. We’re thankful to the over 60 attendees who joined us for food, bingo, music, face painting, crafts and the very popular new addition: the bouncy house! A special thank you goes […]