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Chicago’s Black Fire Brigade Opens Clubhouse For City’s Youth

Chicago’s Black Fire Brigade—a group of the city’s African American firefighters and EMTs—wants to inspire youth to pursue careers in fire science. The group recently opened a new center in Ashburn designed to train the firefighters of tomorrow, … 345 more words


#SHRM18 Recap - We've Learned, Now We Need to Change

I’m already missing the SHRM18 Conference in Chicago! So many great memories made and ideas for speaking, hopefully SHRM2020!

The conference provided me with so many opportunities for my job and my personal brand (Smirk). 1,204 more words


Straight from the Heart, Music Legend Bryan Adams Rocks On

Rock legend Bryan Adams joins Dave to talk about the stories behind his biggest hits including ‘The Summer of ’69’, the thrill of working with Tina Turner and his passion for touring as he’s a week away from playing here at Ravinia. 11 more words


Preservation Chicago’s Executive Director Ward Miller: "The Historic Chicago Avenue Bridge is Free if You Can Move It”

Dave speaks to Ward Miller, Executive Director of ‘Preservation Chicago’, about the announcement that the 100 year old Chicago Avenue Bridge is up for sale, what that means for other historic bridges throughout the city, and how we can better preserve our architectural history. 12 more words


A calling from Chicago

Base to freezing winds blasting off from Lake Michigan, Chicago’s unforgiving weather plans surprisingly outdid my views from my first visit to the city. So much so that I chose to spend New Years (2018) at this Windy City, with my brother. 550 more words