Tag Archives: Chicago

21st Century Dads Foundation President David Hirsch is Today’s Honoree

At a time when 24 million kids across America are growing up without their dads, David Hirsch and his 21st Century Dads Foundation have taken to the road for the inaugural Dads Honor Ride – a 21-day, 2,100-mile bike ride … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers Author Jill Wilson Brennan is Today’s Honoree

Jill Wilson Brennan received her BA in English at the University of Michigan before marrying and moving to New York City. Subsequently she lived in Paris, London, and Chicago. She speaks French and Spanish. Motivated by close encounters with terrorism … Continue reading

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Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger Raijean Stroud is Today’s Honoree

Raijean Stroud is a fashion, beauty & lifestyle blogger based in Chicago and founder of Swa-Rai.com, Swa-Rai Media Group and Bleeding Heart Project. Launched in 2010, Swa-Rai reports the latest trends in fashion, beauty and lifestyle experiences which includes: entertainment, travel, tech, family, dining … Continue reading

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Valante Grant of The By Design Network is Today’s Honoree

Valante byDesign is the founder of The byDesign Network and LIFE! byDesign Media. A passionate writer, Valante authors three columns for Examiner.com: The Chicago City Guide Examiner, The Chicago Home-Based Business Examiner and The Chicago African-American Community Examiner. She also … Continue reading

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Natlux Magazine Editor Ron Johnson is Today’s Honoree

Ron Johnson represents rising from the bottom, the profound destruction of obstacles: the type of story built by a foundation of hard work. He has achieved some impressive goals, he is highly motivated, responsible, hardworking, conscientious, a man of vision … Continue reading

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Toneal Jackson of Authors Promoting Success is Today’s Honoree

Founder of Authors Promoting Success, International Award-Winning Author & “How-To” Guru Toneal Jackson  serves in numerous capacities: As an author, she has written relationship books, children’s books, books on effective communication, as well as those geared to inspire. Though a … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Preacher Eric Thomas is Today’s Honoree

Renown speaker, educator, author, activist and minister, Eric Thomas is rising to national prominence by delivering a high energy message that tells youth through first hand experience how to live up to their full potential and greatness and by breaking … Continue reading

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It’s Time 4 The 99’s Al Brown is Today’s Honoree

About: Asking each of the 99 to actively begin identifying and recruiting 99 Brothers to commit to being screened Company Overview: As a prostate cancer survivor, advocate and speaker…. I have spoken to a number of men throughout Chicago and … Continue reading

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Music Artist and Activist Carla Prather is Today’s Honoree

“I am nominating Carla because she is the purest definition of true inspiration. I first became aware of her when she was singing for a local Chicago band, Poi Dog Pondering. As a fan of the group, I would be … Continue reading

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3D Sports Artist Pierick Smith is Today’s Honoree

Pierick has tremendous artistic talent and should be dully recognized. After seeing his work you will know immediately that he is a future legend and future star that must be promoted. I wholeheartedly believe that Pierick is an emerging sports … Continue reading

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