Dwana

20 year civil servant who enjoys social media, being a mom, and sharing healthier, happier, lifestyle tips ~ most of the time that includes telling the world about you on my blogs!!

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#OneChicago NBC’s ChicagoFire/PD/Med Crossover

#OneChicago NBC’s ChicagoFire/PD/Med Crossover

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sitting in on a Q & A with the TV Shows Chicago Med‘s Colin Donnell ( aka Dr. Connor Rhodes ) and Chicago Fire‘s Joe Minoso ( aka Joe Cruz ) started my 2016 off just right! My love affair with Chicago Fire began Season 1 with my favorite bakeries and my very own street being […]

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#LuxuryRedefined by The Peninsula Hotel

#LuxuryRedefined by The Peninsula Hotel

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Peninsula Chicago Hotel kicked-off the summer with The Terrace #LuxuryRedefined party that wow-ed us all!

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#WCSoiree Water Tower Place

#WCSoiree Water Tower Place

| July 22, 2013

#ChicagonistaLIVE is excited to be hosting a Welcome to the Windy City Soiree  (#WCSoiree)  at  @WaterTowerPlace on Tuesday July 23rd at 4pm CST. The country’s most influential bloggers coming from coast to coast will be strutting down the runway wearing iconic Chicago landmark-inspired-wear from Water Tower Place’s stores like Macy’s, Eileen Fisher, Free People, Akira, Vera Bradley, Sephora, […]

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Beautifying with the Pilsen Murals

Beautifying with the Pilsen Murals

| January 7, 2013 | 4 Comments

Pilsen. One of Chicago’s oldest neighborhoods lies in Community area 31 on the Lower Westside. While it is now widely hailed as the Heart of the Mexican community, in the 19th century Pilsen was inhabited by Czech immigrants who named it for Plzen, a city in the now Czech Republic. Shortly thereafter Slavic and other […]

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Clinton Global Initiative 2012 in Chicago

Clinton Global Initiative 2012 in Chicago

| June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Clinton Global Initiative, established by President William Jefferson Clinton in 2011 and convened in Chicago, returned June 7-8 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers. Once again, it brought together hundreds of business leaders, non-profit, government, and advocates for change to address economic growth in the United States by strenuously discussing, in intimate cross-sector collaborations, […]

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Chicago Bloggers Celebrate Thanksgiving With Elephant Girl Jane Devin

Chicago Bloggers Celebrate Thanksgiving With Elephant Girl Jane Devin

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Elephant Girl” by Jane Devin is a story of profound courage and perseverance. Chicagonista hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner at Chicago’s Bella Luna Cafe to introduce local area bloggers to the talents of Jane Devin and her profound approach to writing and living in the face of adversity. In a perfect backdrop of warm hearts and […]

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Chicago Children Need Quality Schools

Chicago Children Need Quality Schools

| November 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Chicago Public Schools is reaching out to area parent bloggers to familiarize them with new CEO Jean-Claude Brizard and his initiatives. Chicagonista, along with Big City Belly, Families In The Loop, CPS Obsessed, Ups and Downs of A Yoga Mom and Neighborhood Parents Network Blog, sat in a round table discussion with CEO Brizard […]

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The Hope Institute for Children & Families – Get Involved, You May Even Win a Hinsdale Home!

The Hope Institute for Children & Families – Get Involved, You May Even Win a Hinsdale Home!

| October 4, 2011 | 3 Comments

Long known for its “Big Shoulders”, Chicago has been a hub for those in need dating back as far as its rigorous beginnings. The Hope Institute for Children & Families started in Springfield Illinois 1957 when Dr. & Mrs. Charles E. Jordan had a vision for their special needs daughter. Today, with over 13 sites […]

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It Starts With ONE Mom!

It Starts With ONE Mom!

| August 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

Do you know it only takes ONE Mom? With over 2 million members worldwide, ONE.org has compiled its resources to make huge dents in fighting extreme poverty and disease. Engaging policy makers is one of the tools ONE.org utilizes. Their latest campaign, #ONEMOMS, is buzzing around the world. Beginning July 27th 10 Mom Bloggers from […]

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Chicago hosted the Clinton Global Initiative: Building A Better Tomorrow

Chicago hosted the Clinton Global Initiative: Building A Better Tomorrow

| July 6, 2011 | 3 Comments

Once leader of the free world, 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton is now the captain of a different ship that is Building A Better World. His mission began with The Clinton Foundation after he left office in 2001. President Clinton constructed ground-breaking HIV/AIDS negotiations that gave 4 million people in 70 […]

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