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Loyal to Local: Mariano’s Tastemaker Chrishon Lampley

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Meet Mariano’s Tastemaker & Chicago Local, Chrishon Lampley!

Chrishon Lampley’s interest in culture, fine arts and wine, and upscale fashion was shaped by her experiences in working and living in Chicago, Germany, New York, and Las Vegas. As an entrepreneur, vintner, and wine enthusiast, Chrishon has had her pulse on many of the cultural and social trends in the market for the past 20 years. In December 2013, entrepreneur Chrishon Lampley transitioned from being the owner of a winebar and art gallery to the proprietor of the lifestyle brand and wine company – Love Cork Screw. During this time, Chrishon and her team introduced six varietals to the Chicago Metro Area and within a matter of months Love Cork Screw Wines was available in several locations. As a lifestyle brand, Love Cork Screw wine has a home in various fine dining establishments, bars, major chain stores and liquor stores in the Chicago metropolitan area. Additionally, Love Cork Screw has expanded its brand beyond wine to include Love Cork Screw Scented Candles available at Chicago retail stores.

As of 2016, LCS Entertainment, LLC is a licensed wholesaler and importer.

One of the biggest accomplishments for Chrishon Lampley and the Love Cork Screw brand is the philanthropic work that is also a part of the company’s mission. Since its inception, Love Cork Screw has committed to inspiring young women and men to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs. Chrishon has spoken at several venues, including but not limited to Chicago Urban League Entrepreneur graduates, Macy’s, Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University, and has also made guest appearances on WGN, WVON, NPR Radio, Windy City Live and Check Please! She gives her time and resources greatly to nonprofit organizations and she is a member and supporter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority,Inc

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Find Love Cork Screw wines at your local Mariano’s & follow us on Facebook @marianosmarket for upcoming wine bar takeover events with Chrishon!

Visit her website: Love Cork Screw

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Loyal to Local: beelovebuzz

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Honey is only the second-sweetest thing about Beelovebuzz. At their urban apiaries in Lawndale, beelove employs previously incarcerated people who might otherwise have difficulty finding work. Buying their honey and honey-infused skin-care products helps to support this mission.

Find beelove Chicagoland raw natural honey & all natural skin-care products at select Mariano’s locations. To learn more about beelove, visit www.beelovebuzz.com.

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Stuff the Squad 2017: Chicago Suburbs

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Mariano’s and thirteen community police departments are working together to reduce hunger in the Chicago suburbs with the sixth “Stuff the Squad” food drive and event. Happening Sunday, September 17th to Saturday, September 23rd, shoppers at select stores can purchase a pre-stuffed $5 or $10 grocery bag, that have been filled with non-perishable food items. These donated items will be delivered directly to their partner food pantry.

  • Arlington Heights
  • Palatine
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Harwood Heights
  • Elmhurst
  • Wheaton
  • Glenview East
  • Aurora
  • Northfield
  • Shorewood
  • Westchester
  • Westmont
  • Naperville

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