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Announcing Our New Executive Director
Adrienne Whitney-Boykin has resided in Chicago’s West Humboldt Park community for 40 years. During that time she’s collaborated with other organizations to help preserve,…
Tech Thursdays
Join other business owners, coaches and friends for breakfast as TECH T HURSDAYS 2014 highlights the latest business solutions, services and technologies September 4th to 25th from 8 to 10:30 am…
Join me at SOCIAL MEDIA WEDNESDAYS 2014
Please accept my personal invitation to join us Wednesday evenings, September 17 to October 1, for a series of free social media workshops presenting practical and affordable digital marketing…
Commercial Corridor Tipping Point
After years of disinvestment and decline the Chicago Avenue commercial corridor (on Chicago’s Westside) has begun a substantial rebound on numerous fronts. Some of the improvements are planned…
Free Business Training Program for Business Owners Planned for May 2013
Grow Your Business Training Program Planned for May 2013 As a business owner would you like to: Learn to think more entrepreneurially? Learn how to better manage your business? Better…
Healthy Eats Coming to Chicago Avenue... more news...
Healthy Eats Coming to Chicago Avenue You can’t tell from outside, but construction is well underway at 3506 W Chicago (near St Louis). The site will become the area’s first sit-down…
Dinner Event for potential Humboldt Park Portal writers Wed Aug 22
The Humboldt Park Smart Communities Program Presents: The Humboldt Park Portal Writers A dinner event for the potential citizen journalists of our community
Tech Workshops to Grow Your Business - Saturday, April 28
Take advantage of these tech workshops to grow your business. The following are some of the workshops offered at the BEEP Entrepreneurial Expo this coming Saturday, April 28.
Four Business Owners Receive New Dell Desktop Computers through Smart Communities Program
Four Humboldt Park business owners received a free Dell Optiplex desktop computer as an earned incentive for participating in the Smart Communities Program. The Smart Communities Business Resource…
Building Employment and Entrepreneurial Partnerships Expo
The 5th Annual BEEP Entrepreneurial and Career Expo is scheduled for the final day of Money Smart Week , Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Orr High School, 730 N. Pulaski, from 10am to 2pm. The Expo…
Humboldt Park business workshops in March & April
The Smart Communities program works to increase digital access and use by families, businesses and other institutions in five moderate- and low-income Chicago neighborhoods including Humboldt Park.…
Use of the Web for Business Applications Workshop
Humboldt Park business owners and would-be entrepreneurs learned about how to utilize the web for business applications at a workshop at the Richard M Daley Library Wednesday, February 1.
Free Online Learning - Learn Microsoft Office 2010
The Humboldt park Business Resource Network now offers free online learning. Learn Microsoft Office 2010 and more in a web-based and self-paced format. Learn new skills to grow and improve your…
Upcoming Smart Communities Business Workshops
The Smart Communities program works to increase digital access and use by families, businesses and other institutions in five moderate- and low-income Chicago neighborhoods including Humboldt Park.…
Humboldt Park Portal - a Resource for Businesses, Residents, Non-Profits
The Humboldt Park Portal is a business, civic, arts and community website where residents and others can learn about the Humboldt Park neighborhood, plug into local resources and share the Humboldt…
Smart Communities Program Builds Smart Businesses
The Smart Communities program works to increase digital access and use by families, businesses and other institutions in five moderate- and low-income Chicago neighborhoods including Humboldt Park.
Technology resources for Business Owners!
Your success in business today depends on your ability stay current with technology. Business owners must be able to manage and implement effective technology solutions. New technologies give…
64 FaceBook Content Tips for Business Owners
Check out this great e-book which provides 64 great FaceBook content tips for business owners.
Smart Communities Launch Event as Success
On Wednesday, October 13, more than 200 people crowded into the Humboldt Park Field House to be part of the Humboldt Park Smart Communities launch of it’s new community portal website and…
Technology Assistance for Humboldt Park Businesses Available
Does your business need a “technology check-up”? Are you confused about hardware and software options? Do you want a website but not sure where to start? The Smart Communities Program…
Get listed on the Humboldt Park Portal website
The Humboldt Park Portal is a new business, civic, arts and community website where residents and others can learn about the neighborhood, plug into local resources and share the Humboldt Park…
Is Humboldt Park a "Smart Community"?
The Smart Communities program aims to reduce the "digital divide" by providing increased access to high-speed internet, software, hardware, training, and more.