Lucrezia Buccellati Wildenstein on Timeless Design, Balance and Ushering in the Next Generation of Buccellati 

Lucrezia Buccellati Wildenstein is the fourth generation of her family — and first female — to lead their iconic Italian brand, Buccellati, into the future. Serving as brand ambassador and co-creative director with her father, Andrea Buccellati, Buccellati Wildenstein stepped into the position in 2014. Founded in 1919 by her master goldsmith great-grandfather, Mario, the firm is renowned […]

Lucrezia Buccellati Wildenstein on Timeless Design, Balance and Ushering in the Next Generation of Buccellati 

Lucrezia Buccellati Wildenstein is the fourth generation of her family — and first female — to lead their iconic Italian brand, Buccellati, into the future. Serving as brand ambassador and co-creative director with her father, Andrea Buccellati, Buccellati Wildenstein stepped into the position in 2014. Founded in 1919 by her master goldsmith great-grandfather, Mario, the firm is renowned […]

Ulta Beauty and Metropolitan Family Services Leaders Discuss How to Build Successful Partnerships Between Nonprofits and Corporations

Within Chicagoland is a network of organizations, businesses and nonprofits that all aspire to do good for the larger community. Partnerships between these institutions are imperative, but what’s the best way to foster and sustain them, maximizing impact for all? To answer this question and more, Make It Better Media Group hosted a virtual discussion […]

Metropolitan Family Services 'Mpowers' Children, Families Across Skokie Valley Communities

Editor’s Note: Some names have been changed to protect identity. Daniel is 77 years old and lives alone at an independent senior apartment building. Though he is alert and oriented, his self-neglect manifested in his lack of housekeeping. As his living conditions deteriorated, the Adult Protective Services program at Metropolitan Family Services’ Skokie Valley Center […]

2023 Top Health, Wellness and Fitness Influencers

When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, many of us renew our commitment to improving our health. In fact, five of the eight most popular resolutions of 2022 focused on fitness. As you begin your 2023 journey, get inspired by these 10 top health and wellness trendsetters to reach your goals this year. Emily Sisson, Distance […]

2023 Top Health, Wellness and Fitness Influencers

When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, many of us renew our commitment to improving our health. In fact, five of the eight most popular resolutions of 2022 focused on fitness. As you begin your 2023 journey, get inspired by these 10 top health and wellness trendsetters to reach your goals this year. Emily Sisson, Distance […]

Better Makers: Chicago International Film Festival Honors Filmmaking, Raises Nearly $35K for Cinema/Chicago

The Chicago International Film Festival celebrated its 58th year with a hybrid event running October 12- 23, 2022. The 12-day fest raised $34,818 for its presenting organization, Cinema/Chicago, a nonprofit enriching the community through year-round programming devoted to international and independent cinema.  As the longest-running competitive film festival in North America, the Chicago International Film […]