Kara Demirjian Huss, is President of DemirCo Properties, a real estate development company, and Founder and President of DCC Marketing a full service marketing agency serving global clients in higher education, manufacturing, healthcare, real estate, financial, and retail industries. Kara also serves as Vice President and Global marketing director for their family businesses T/CCI Manufacturing-a global leader in compressor technology for commercial vehicles and Tillotson Industries—innovators In fuel systems and high performance small engine operations. Kara is an active community leader throughout the region.
She is past Chair of the central Illinois Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and is currently on the Regional Executive board for the YPO Mid-America region. She is on the executive board of the Economic Development Corporation for Macon County, Vice President of the Community Foundation for Macon County, President of Millikin Associates, and board member for the Decatur Parks Foundation. Kara was a member of the University of Illinois Campaign Planning Committee and is active in the advancement of the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
Kara is a 1992 graduate of University of Illinois and is married to Mark Huss and they have 4 children.
Saints running back Alvin Kamara reportedly was expected to be limited in practice this week with a “high-ankle-type issue.” As it turns out, he didn’t practice at all on Wednesday, due to an ankle injury and something else. Kamara missed practice with both ankle and knee injuries, according to the team’s official report. He played [more]
He’s back. Earlier Wednesday, the Bears were “cautiously optimistic” they will have Mitchell Trubisky back under center Sunday. After Wednesday’s practice, they should feel even better about it. The team’s starting quarterback had a full practice, putting him on track to return against the Saints. He has missed most of the past two games after [more]
It looks like Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is going to be back in the starting lineup this week. Bears head coach Matt Nagy said at his Wednesday press conference that the team is “cautiously optimistic” that Trubisky’s left shoulder injury has recovered to the point that he’ll play against the Saints. Trubisky was injured in [more]
On Tuesday, we pointed out some of the new favorites in the revised MVP odds generated by the folks at Westgate. Beyond the guys now among those considered most likely to win it are some interesting developments, and a few intriguing potential wagers. First, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson‘s odd stand at 50-1, down from 100-1. [more]
NFL teams value first-round draft picks, but an increasing number of teams are showing that they’re willing to trade away first-round picks in the future to get a player they want now. In fact, six future first-round draft picks (four in the 2020 NFL draft and two in the 2021 NFL draft) have already been [more]
Wednesday, October 23
Sliderz Sports Bar on Route 36
Tickets on Sale 5pm
Wings Served at 6pm
1320 N Water Street
201 1st Dr W.
COZ’S BAR & GRILL
1405 East Village Parkway
3777 N Woodford St., Suite A
MR JJ FISH & CHICKEN
1147 E Eldorado St.
310 E Columbia St.
CARROL LOU’S SMOKEHOUSE
2612 N. MLK
STARSHIP & ENTERPRISE GRILL
3015 Grand Prix Drive
Saints running back Alvin Kamara has a “high ankle-type issue” that will limit him in practice this week, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Kamara still has hope of playing Sunday against the Bears, Pelissero adds. The Saints added Kamara to the injury report Thursday. He was limited that day and didn’t practice Friday, earning [more]
The Bears placed guard Kyle Long on injured reserve Monday and they moved another player to the list on Tuesday. Defensive tackle Akiem Hicks is the unlucky player this time. Hicks injured his elbow in the Bears’ Week Five loss to the Raiders in London. Hicks also missed time with a knee injury this season. [more]