Tuesday, 28 April 2015
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Jul 12 2010 | 8:45am ET
Citadel Investment Group founder Kenneth Griffin has lost the woman he credits with making him a success: His 98-year-old grandmother.
Genevieve Huebsch Gratz, a businesswoman in her own right who managed the family’s three farms, seed and oil businesses following the deaths of her father, brother, mother and husband in the late 1950s and early 1960s, died on July 3. Griffin told the Chicago Tribune that the cause was old age.
Griffin said his grandmother paid his way through Harvard University, as well as for college for her four other grandchildren. He told the newspaper she was a great source of “unsolicited advice” and taught him the value of hard work and kindness.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…