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Rendering of the proposed Mellody Farm development in Vernon Hills.
Mellody Farm project underway in Vernon Hills
While building upgrades continue on Harper College’s campus, including renovations to the school library, officials are proposing a new set of capital projects for the next decade and beyond.
Harper College could ask voters to pay for building plan
Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of Earth Friendly Products, right, steps to the microphone to present a $500,000 check to Roosevelt University President Ali Malekzadeh during a 50th anniversary celebration at the Ecos plant in Addison. Ecos’ Gladys Beber, chief administrative officer, holds the check.
Ecos donates $500,000 to Roosevelt, encourages immigrant dream
J.D. Patel arrived from India to Chicago as a poor immigrant, but worked 100 hours a week as an engineer at Motorola. He later started buying franchises. He now owns 12 Subways, three CD One Price Cleaners, a construction company and other investments.
From poor to franchisee, former Motorola engineer owns Subways, One Price, other investments
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