I hope you enjoyed your Mother's Day, and spent time with the special woman in your life.
If you didn't get a chance to enjoy quality time with your loved ones last week, it's never too late. There are many activities you can do in Chicago to put a smile on someone else's face.
This week, I'm bringing you a lineup of events that will cater to your mental and social health. Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? I challenge you to take advantage of one activity this month that will give you a mental boost.
Comment below and let me know if you plan to participate in any upcoming events. See you soon!
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Let's move into the events for the week. Talk soon!
Charlene from Chicago
Greater Englewood Unity Day 2022. Participate in the largest community clean up on the South Side of Chicago with Imagine Englewood If. National Black MBA Association - Chicago Chapter will assist with beautifying the Jean Carter-Hill Community Garden by cleaning blocks and vacant lots. Time: 10am-2pm. Location: Peace Campus, 6402 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60636. Send an email to email@example.com if you are interested in joining the outreach event.
Leaders Of Tomorrow Workshop. 9am - 11am. We encourage you to bring a friend and register at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/LOT-SESSION
Wabash YMCA Historic Tour. Time: 10:30AM to 11:30AM. Location: Historic Former Wabash YMCA, 3763 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653; Admission: Free. $20 suggested donation. Please click here for more information.
Mental Health Event today! The Career Mompreneur presents "Breaking the Silence: Mental & Financial Health Series." LIVE In- Person event today!
Sip & Savor presents Coffee & Cigars. Come learn about cigar culture in this 30 minute beginner to intermediary presentation for all cigar lovers. We will learn about the notes of cigars and which best compliments a blend of coffee and alcoholic beverages. Time: 5-9:30 PM CST. Location: Sip and Savor Bronzeville - The Patio is located at 528 East 43rd Street. Click here for more information and to register.
Sip & Savor presents Sip & Sing Mondays - Karaoke Nights. You ready to sing to the mountains? Bellow out your favorite songs on key or off in a great night out to blow off some steam and unwind. DJ, Vendors, Food & Drinks for purchase. Time: 6:30 PM CST. Location: Sip and Savor Rosenwald - 78 East 47th Street. Click here for more information and to register.
Entrepreneurship Essentials (E2): Social Media Marketing Toolkit. Learn more about Online Presence Optimization, Google Analytics, Social Media Best Practices, Google My Business Profile, and much more! Time: 2-3pm CST. Location: Online. Click here for more information and to apply.
Pathfinders Toastmasters Virtual Meeting Club #00002734. Do you want to practice public speaking, improve your communication and build leadership skills? With Toastmasters, you can break barriers, not your budget. Time: 7:00PM; Location: Virtual. Membership Restriction: None; the club is open to all interested parties. Please email PathfindersToastmasters@gmail.com for meeting link. (Recurring 1st & 3rd Tuesday).
How to Open a Concession at O'Hare and Midway International Airports. Are you interested in operating a restaurant or retail shop at O'Hare or Midway International Airport, but don't know where to begin? Come and learn about the Request for Proposals (RFP) process and how to operate a business at the airport. This workshop also provides an overview of the O'Hare, and Midway airport current Concessions programs; the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program; and the O'Hare 21 future expansion. Lastly, we will provide you with all the resources you will need to get started. Time: 3pm. Location: Online. Click here for more information and to register.
Sip & Savor Wine Down Wednesdays. Join Sip & Savor every Wednesday for $5 wine and half off drinks until 7pm. Admission is free. Time: 5:00-9:30pm; Location: 5301 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Register here.
City of Chicago Business Education Webinar: Accounting in QuickBooks. Learn how to maintain your financial books using QuickBooks. We will identify the differences between QuickBooks Online vs. QuickBooks Desktop and list the important features and benefits. Time: 9:30 am. Location: Virtual. Click here to learn more and register. Please email BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org with any webinar questions.
Chicago Urban League Summit 2022
The NBMBAA, Chicago Chapter Presents: Summer Chic Social.
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