“I think happiness is a combination of pleasure, engagement and meaningfulness.” — Dr. Ian K. Smith, celebrity physician You will be a successful fundraising professional if you make giving fun and enjoyable for donors and engage them in ways they will find meaningful. Gallup, the international polling company, conducted a survey of over 17,000 American
While it’s fun to sample ballpark treats, planning ahead can save you a lot of money. Not only are concession items expensive, but there are also long lines that prevent you from sitting and enjoying the game. We’ve got some savvy tips to help you stay on budget: Cubs Don’t forget to hydrate! Good thing
What are the chances? It hasn’t happened yet, but as the Cubs have proven, this could be the year…the year to beat the odds and for Wintrust to gift $1 million to Cubs Charities with a single swing of the bat. How is this possible? As official banking partners of the Chicago Cubs, our Wintrust
Whether you’re a Chicago native or fairly new to the area, you probably already know the rules here: We don’t eat ketchup on hot dogs. We still call it the Sears Tower. And, we pick a side, then we stick with it. With an inner-city rivalry that can make the best of friends the worst
Our current mural celebrates a new cultural addition to Chicago and the first of its kind in the nation: the American Writers Museum. A place to learn about the rich history of American authors, the museum highlights all genres, subjects and styles of writing from every region of the U.S. In our mural, we used
About two years ago, I wrote a pretty well received article on how to get started with eight great frugal hobbies. I had a lot of fun writing the article because it gave me a chance to talk about some of my own hobbies and how someone might get started in them at minimal cost.