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The Mural Building: Girls in the Game

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We’re proud to unveil our new mural in partnership with Girls in the Game, an organization devoted to helping every girl find her voice, discover her strength, and build confidence through sports, health, and leadership programs. This year, Girls in the Game is celebrating 25 years of serving the needs of girls through the four

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Discussion: The impact of basketball

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Basketball has piqued our interest and captured our attention for decades. But, it’s more than just a sport. The world of basketball is full of diversity, progressive ideas, and leadership that inspires change far beyond the court. Last month, Wintrust hosted an enlightening panel discussion about the impact of the sport on our communities led

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The Mural Building: SOS Children’s Villages Illinois

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All roads lead to home. We’re excited to feature SOS Children’s Villages Illinois on our mural. This nonprofit, child-welfare agency provides a stable home in a supportive, community environment designed to help children in need grow into caring, productive, and self-reliant adults. You can find SOS Children’s Villages across the world, as the organization was

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Meet our 2020 March for Babies Ambassador Family

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Since 2008, Wintrust has contributed more than $800,000 to the March of Dimes organization to fight against premature birth, birth defects, and infant mortality. This year, in addition to defending its title as March of Dimes’ top fundraising partner in the Chicago metropolitan area, Wintrust is proud to announce that Founder & CEO Ed Wehmer

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How to save money on Palentine’s Day

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The holidays are over, and we’ve made it through a long, cold January. We think this calls for a celebration! And, what better way than to show your friends some love? After all, Valentine’s Day is for celebrating all kinds of love, not just your special someone. Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation coined the

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The Mural Building: After School Matters

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“After School Matters…it really does.” – Maggie Daley, Founder Almost 30 years ago, then-Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley and former Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Lois Weisberg started an organization to empower and engage teenagers after the school day ended. This initiative grew into After School Matters, an internationally recognized apprenticeship model helping teens

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