Thirty-six taxing districts across Cook County have so far submitted requests to Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program for the 2015 program year. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that taxing districts participating in Round 1 & Round 2 will be collecting their Certificates of Purchase during the upcoming week.  View […]

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The Cook County’s Bureau of Economic Development and the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium  (CMMC) attended the 2nd Annual Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership Summit (IMCP) in Washington DC on October 21-22, 2015. The conference included representatives from the  twenty-four federally designated manufacturing communities. The summit was an opportunity for exchange of best practices, networking, one […]

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A delegation of economic development officials from Brandenburg Germany met with the leaders of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC) on October 8th and leaders of the Chicago Regional Growth Initiative on October 14th. The meetings represented the beginning of a cooperative relationship between the two regions that both boast strong fabricated metals and […]

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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses. Date, Time and Location: Thursday, October 15, 2015 Village of Riverdale Village Board Chambers 157 W. 144th Street […]

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Community Meeting in Robbins

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Cook County Bureau of Economic Development and its partners are hosting a series of community workshops related to improving the region’s resilience to extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and damage homes and businesses. Date, Time and Location: Village of Robbins Robbins Community Center 13800 S. Trumbull Avenue Robbins IL, 60472 Date: […]

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Dozens of high school students will have the chance to learn more about careers in modern-day industrial production during Cook County Manufacturing Day Oct. 2. The day-long activities are a collaboration of the Chicago Metro Metal Consortium (CMMC), the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council, Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center […]

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From the monthly archives: October 2015