President Preckwinkle spoke at the  Contractor “Meet and Greet” on March 28.  Joined by the management team from the Bureau of Economic Development and Procurement, over 100 pre-qualified Architects, Engineers and Consultants were welcomed to network and find out about upcoming Capital projects with Cook County. The focus was on why working with Cook County is now […]

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Investments in Chicago Heights on Tour – Friday, March 22 Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with Chicago Heights Mayor David A. Gonzalez, local elected officials and top leadership from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Authority (HUD), on Friday, March 22nd, toured nearly $11 million of federal and county-funded strategic investments in […]

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Public Notice – There will be a meeting of the Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday March 27, 2013, 8:30 a.m., on the 35th Floor East Conference Room, George W. Dunne Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington Street, 60602, to discuss the development of the organization and its operations. Continue Reading

Local Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs affiliate is looking for volunteers.    On Saturday, March 23rd, they will have a volunteer event at the Bloom Township Center – 425 S. Halsted in Chicago Heights.  Even if you cannot make this event, please contact Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs, as noted below in their press […]

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Bureau Chief Herman Brewer,  Cook County Bureau of Economic Development was a featured speaker at the ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) Chicago  conference, which took place at the Standard Club in downtown Chicago on March 19.   The meeting brought together corporate executives investors, senior advisors, academic and government leaders to […]

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Celebrate World Plumbing Day on March 11, an international event initiated by the World Plumbing Council to showcase the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society, as well as  economic development.  The aftermath of 2010’s devastating earthquake in Haiti and the 2011 tsunami in Japan reveals how easy it is to take for […]

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From the monthly archives: March 2013