Great Lakes launches new volunteer time off program for employees

Now looking for opportunities to help Northside nonprofits  By Jeffrey Jensen Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation In February Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates launched a volunteer paid time off program to...

Ryan Funeral Home celebrates 50 years of family helping family

By Teri Barr The preparations are underway as Connie Ryan, owner of Ryan Funeral Home, will not only celebrate the business he built on Madison’s Northside 50 years ago, but also hand over...

Northside food pantries receive checks from NBA

By Lauri Lee Northside Business Association The Northside Business Association (NBA) presented $6,200, the equivalent of 34,000 pounds of food, to Northside food pantries during the Jan. 12 meeting. At the December event...

Lots going on at Willy North

By Brendon Smith Willy Street Co-op We’re settling in at Willy North after almost six months, and we’ve seen many wonderful new changes in that time. Here are a few of them: Hundreds...

WIC and Double Dollars at Willy Street Co-op

By Brendon Smith Willy Street Co-op As you may have heard, Willy Street Co-op–North now accepts WIC, and all of our stores are participating in the Double Dollars program. These two programs are...
Enrique Hernandez

Get to know your Northside business – Enrique’s Market: traditional Mexican and Latin...

By Lauri Lee Northside Business Association Sometimes really great things are right in front of us and we don’t notice them. Enrique’s Market might be just that sort of place for those who...
Heritage Credit Union

Heritage Credit Union gives back on International Credit Union Day

By Chad Helminak Heritage Credit Union Every October credit unions around the world celebrate International Credit Union Day (ICU) to reflect upon our collective history and show gratitude to the members and communities...

Business leaders walk to survey and support Northside businesses

By Lauri Lee Northside Economic Development Coalition Forty-five to fifty volunteers walked and drove to more than 150 businesses in a half-day blitz Sept. 8 to personally survey businesses as part of the...

Northside Business Association ProjectHome

Northside Business Association members volunteered for the annual ProjectHome Paint-a-thon July 30. This east side home was painted for a widow of a veteran. The NBA teamwork allowed the exterior of...

Have fun while helping food pantries

By Lauri Lee Northside Business Association It’s a win-win when participation in a family event allows people of all ages to come together and have fun while giving back to others. Those living...

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