The Daily Northwestern

Illinois bank donates money for Facebook likes

Emily Chin, Reporter

October 9, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

First Bank & Trust is donating $2.50 to a different nonprofit organization each month for each “like” it gets on its Facebook page. The program, which raised $500 from August to the end of September, began in August...

As city’s birthday ends, Evanston150 lives on

Scott Brown, Reporter

January 7, 2014

Filed under City, Local

In 1963, when Evanston turned 100 years old, the city celebrated with a massive lakefront party. When a steering committee began plans in 2009 for Evanston’s 150th birthday, they had bigger ideas. “We very quickly came...

Community gathers to honor Evanston volunteers

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2013

Filed under City, Local

Students, activists and Evanston officials gathered Wednesday night at Northwestern to honor the city's volunteers. About 80 people came to the McCormick Tribune Center to celebrate community service at the ninth annual Evanston...

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...