Month: May 2016

Frank Karkazis Supports National Kidney Foundation of Illinois

Walk for Kidneys Comes To Lincoln Park Saturday, June 25th Frank G. Karkazis met life-long friend Sandi Gordon when they attended Arizona State University together. Frank was saddened when Sandi’s son Eric was diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. This year, Frank is excited to support Team Gordon with the “Walk for Kidneys” event in Chicago. The walk takes place on Saturday, June 25th, 2016. Registration & Check-In open at 8:00 am, and the Walk starts at 9:30 am. Starting point: Lincoln Park, Grove 2 (at Clark St. & LaSalle Dr.) Personal Letter From The Gordon Family Dear Family and Friends,...

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Turning Point USA Hosts Young Women’s Leadership Summit

2nd Annual “Young Women’s Leadership Summit” Hosted By Turning Point USA Turning Point USA is hosting the 2nd annual “Young Women’s Leadership Summit” in Dallas, TX from June 12-15th, 2016. Over 500 conservative young women between the ages of 16 and 23 will be invited to attend. The theme of this year’s conference is “Winning Women.” Throughout the 3-day conference, attendees will receive first-class conservative activism training, network with like-minded female activists, and hear from a talented group of guest speakers. Location & Lodging The Young Women’s Leadership Summit will be held at the Hyatt Regency DWF Airport located at 2334 North...

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Frank Karkazis and Guests Attend Northbrook Chamber After Hours

Event Recap: Business After Hours May 19, 2016 | Hosted by Metro Self Storage Frank Karkazis, owner of FGK Services and active member of the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was on hand to help celebrate the grand opening of  Metro Self Storage, a brand new state of the art storage facility in downtown Northbrook. Frank brought with him prospective members Nate Ruben and Hannah Ruben of Ruben Digital Media, as well as Kate Goodwillie, artist and personal trainer. The event was catered by Mesa Urbana, and featured a delicious assortment of their offerings. In addition to enjoying hospitality, guests invited...

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LIVE May 19 2016: “Beat The Streets” on FloWrestling

Flowrestling | May 09, 2016 | TeamUSA.org “Beat The Streets” live from Times Square New York! For the second straight year FloSports is excited to announce that FloWrestling will once again live stream the Beat The Streets New York City event, Thursday, May 19, in Times Square. This year’s event, dubbed “United In The Square,” will feature wrestlers from three Beat the Streets’ city programs in addition to the main event: USA vs. Iran in freestyle, plus USA vs. Canada in women’s freestyle and a special match in Greco-Roman. Olympic and World champion Jordan Burroughs and 2x-NCAA champion and...

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Illinois Lags Behind Nation, Still Has Not Approved Budget

Mary Hansen | Daily Herald | May 9th, 2016 Illinois, already 11 months behind in the race to come up with a budget for this year, has now been lapped by several U.S. states. Eleven states have approved two state budgets in the time Illinois has failed to finish one, according to research from the National Conference of State Legislatures. After Pennsylvania approved a stopgap plan in March that ended its monthslong stalemate, Illinois became the lone state without a budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. Not all states adopt a yearly spending plan. Of those that do,...

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