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Five student groups selected for ASG Evanston Engagement Grant

Benjamin Din, Web Editor

March 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Five Northwestern student groups received ASG’s newly renamed Evanston Engagement Grant to fund projects that directly impact the local community. A total of $1,300 will be given to the International Gender Equality Movement,...

Evanston100 website recaps city’s 2014 success stories

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 25, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston100.com, which was unveiled last month at the Evanston Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards night, features 100 Evanston success stories from 2014. Miguel Wong, co-founder of the collaboration space coLab Evanston, and P...

Chamber of Commerce honors Evanston community members for charity work

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

An Evanston Chamber of Commerce annual event honored several community members Wednesday evening for their work with disaster response, homeless citizens and youth. The 95th Annual Celebration & Awards at Evanston's Hilton...

Bank executive begins term as Evanston Chamber of Commerce president

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A First Bank & Trust executive recently began his term as president of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, the bank announced Thursday. Michael Corr, the senior vice president of commercial banking, has been working at the ...

Local bank extends Facebook donation campaign

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 14, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

First Bank & Trust has decided to extend its Facebook donation campaign through May and will give money to five local nonprofit organizations. The bank, which is based in Evanston, began the campaign in August, giv...

First Bank & Trust looks toward second financial literacy class, partners with city

Bailey Williams, Summer Assistant Editor

July 12, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

First Bank & Trust is looking to have its second financial literacy class for teens this month as part of its partnership with the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program. The bank announced in June the partnership, which...

LEND partners with Evanston bank to expand grants

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Northwestern student-run nonprofit Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development has partnered with Evanston's First Bank & Trust to expand the organization's loaning capacity. As part of the partnership, the bank has invested $10,000...

Evanston150 steering committee provides one year anniversary updates

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

November 8, 2012

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

The steering committee of Evanston150 celebrated its one year anniversary Thursday by updating the community on its projects intended to move the community forward. About 100 people attended the meeting at the Lorraine H. Morton...