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Listening and Learning, Walmart Reopens Chicago Supercenters with a Community

By Keith Wyche, Vice President, Community Engagement & Support
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There’s a difference between existing in a community, and being part of one. At the core of that difference is a question: How well do you listen?

Since a wave of civil unrest shook the nation in June, we’ve been listening intently to the citizens of Chicago. And we’re making changes we’re proud of, to reflect the nature of a community we want to do more than just exist in.

Vistra's Dynegy Selected to Power Chicago's Iconic Willis Tower with Wind Energy

Multi-year partnership ensures supply of 100% renewable electricity
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CHICAGO, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra's retail electricity brand, Dynegy, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year partnership with Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower to provide 100% renewable electricity to the Tower.

Fifth Third Presents Chicago Tonight: Black Voices

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On Sunday, September 13, WTTW News will launch CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES, an additional new program to bring to the forefront the diverse voices of Chicago’s Black community. Fifth Third Bank is proud to be the presenting sponsor of CHICAGO TONIGHT: BLACK VOICES which will air every Sunday night at 6pm.

Vistra and CompUDopt Partner to Provide Technology Access to Chicago Students

1,000 families are given computers ahead of the 2020-2021 school year
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CHICAGO, August 28, 2020 /3BL Media/— With just a few weeks until the start of the new school year, 1,000 students from Chicago’s 10th Ward have been given computers from Vistra's retail electricity brand, Dynegy, and Comp-U-Dopt. On Aug. 21, pre-selected families received laptops, free of charge, at contactless drive-thru events. Each family had at least one student enrolled in a 10th Ward school or a recent 2020 10th Ward high school graduate.

UPS Longitudes | From the Blank Canvas to the Bigger Picture

Elliott Hubbard @ Elliott Hubbard Fine Art
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The author Richard Wright said, “An artist deals with aspects of reality different from those which a scientist sees.” Right now, the reality that scientists — and most people — see is a pandemic. And right now, artists can’t help but see that same reality.

Art shows — the main way many artists show their work — halted. Art galleries closed. It’s not just about seeing the art, which is important, but about connecting with the artist.

6 Fifth Third Bankers Recognized Among Chicago's Most Influential Minorities in Commercial Banking

By Greg D. Carmichael | Chairman, President and CEO at Fifth Third Bank
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Congratulations to Bernard Bartilad, Eva Brown, Lafayette J. Ford, Michael Leong, Sung Park and Karl F.D. Riley II, the 6 Fifth Third Bank bankers recognized among Chicago’s most influential minorities in commercial banking.

United Airlines Partners With City of Chicago on Donations for COVID-19 First Responders and Patients

Airline has provided 31,000 pounds of food, 1,700 amenity kits and 250 sets of headphones for use at Salvation Army Freedom Center, Northwestern Hospital and Chicago Food Depository
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CHICAGO, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/– United Airlines has partnered with the City of Chicago to provide supplies for COVID-19 first responders and patients. The airline has provided 31,000 pounds of food, 1,700 amenity kits and 250 sets of headphones. These donations will be used at Salvation Army Freedom Center, Northwestern Hospital, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago Food Depository and for frontline medical professionals who are assisting COVID-19 patients in Chicago.

Porter Novelli Awarded Agency of the Year at Inaugural PRweek Purpose Awards

Agency was lauded for its transformation to global Purpose communications consultancy and leading impactful client work
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CHICAGO, October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Porter Novelli was awarded top honor as Agency of the Year at the inaugural PRWeek Purpose Awards at Marshall’s Landing on October 16, 2019.

The agency was praised for its firm belief that communication can advance society and its goal to seek out clients with a shared ambition of making a positive impact. Its aim to help organizations find, live and tell their purpose has helped the agency effectively motivate action, secure loyalty and encourage advocacy for its partners for over 45 years.

Northern Trust Shows There is Another Way

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You know what you’re going to get with Northern Trust. The US financial services group, which includes among other things an asset manager and custody bank, has built a reputation over the past 130 years, including 50 years in London, as an ultra-solid, ultra-reliable entity. While the bulging custody banks seem locked in a race for scale that has seen some of them accumulate in recent years upwards of an eye-watering $30 trillion of assets, Northern Trust has enjoyed more modest growth.

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Chicago Artist Amanda Williams Drew on a Lifetime of Inspiration To Create Her Signature Color(Ed) Theory, but Her Activity Since Suggests She Has Much More to Say on the Ideas that Fueled its Creation

Color. Space. Race.
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For many, the infinite ways that these three elements intersect — from where we live to the items we purchase to how we interact with one another — either goes largely unnoticed or, if one does stop to consider the sum effects of such dynamics, seems almost too complex to take on. But these are exactly the sort of questions that Chicago artist Amanda Williams has been asking — and answering — her entire life.

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