Category: Insight

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Why Marathons Are Better than 5K Races

The 2017 Chicago Marathon is tomorrow. Runners from all over the world are here looking to compete after months of intense training. For the 12,000 volunteers who make the race run, it also is...

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Investing Bond Proceeds

Will County issued $175-million in 30 Year Bonds at 3.66% on August 9th. The proceeds will fund construction of a new Courthouse, Sheriff’s Facility, and replace the century-old Health Department building. As custodian of...

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How Charities Can Attract Volunteers Like Uber

Raise your hand if you can volunteer every third Thursday of the month to my charity. Didn’t think so. While it may be unfair to conclude that society’s short-term attention span deters long-term commitments;...

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The Growing Need for Bilingual Volunteers

You can walk into any major U.S. city and find communities where English isn’t the first language. San Francisco’s Chinatown is one of the more famous enclaves. And while the United States has been...

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World Humanitarian Day

Thirteen years ago today, a bomb targeting a UN Assistance Mission in Iraq killed 22 people and wounded more than 100. Of the dead was UN Special Envoy Sérgio Vieria de Mello, a Brazillian,...