Friday, March 10, 2017
The Roscoe Company played host to the recent annual meeting and networking event of the Lawndale Business Renaissance Association (LBRA). The meeting brought together business owners from both Lawndale and Little Village at the Garden City Business Center and was a good opportunity to reflect on the LBRA's impact on the community and how the Garden City Business Center supports local small businesses.
The event, which included the seating of new board members and an awards ceremony, highlighted the association's growing membership and efforts to improve connections between the Lawndale and Little Village communities. The LBRA, which has expanded to include Little Village, was created to revitalize, grow and attract new businesses to the area with a mix of networking, problem solving and facilitating of local, state and federal programs and incentives.
More than 50 companies are members of the association, which has assisted in efforts resulting in more than $8 million in area economic impact since 2014 – including more than $2 million last year.text
Monday, April 13, 2015
Recently, President of the Chicago uniform company, Jim Buik, was interviewed for a Chicago Tribune article on the imminent revitalization of the Lawndale area. We have written before about Roscoe's involvement with the Lawndale Business Renaissance Association (LBRA) and its mission to bring new businesses to the area all the while retaining and expanding existing businesses. The uniform rental company has resided in the Lawndale community since 1926 and wants to see it prosper. Roscoe is very passionate about LBRA and the work it is accomplishing. text
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
We started off by getting organized in 2014 with six helpful tips from Peter Economy including: setting realistic goals and staying focused on them, getting and maintaining a calendar, setting priorities at the start of each day, prioritizing priorities, tying up loose ends at the end of each day and cleaning up your workspace. The uniform services company hopes you were able to accomplish some or most of your resolutions with these helpful tips. text
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
With 2014 quickly coming to an end and the holiday season upon us and Roscoe – the Chicago Uniform Company – wanted to take a moment to show our appreciation. text
Friday, October 31, 2014
Last week at the Roscoe uniform services company an exciting event took place where over 40 companies came together in the spirit of networking and in the effort to raise awareness and membership of the Lawndale Business Renaissance Association or LBRA. LBRA was started at the beginning of this year with the efforts of Bernard Jennings with the mission to revitalize businesses in the once vibrant and robust Lawndale community. In the words of the organization, "The focus of the organization is to bring new businesses to the area and the retention and expansion of existing businesses. Through this focus existing and new jobs will be created making the overall community healthier. This task will be accomplished through the use of city, county, state and federal programs and incentives."text