Over 60 events took place in the Chicago region, (more than half of the activity in Illinois), as part of the sixth annual Manufacturing Month – a nationwide time to focus on the importance of modern manufacturing.   On a more local level, on October 20, over 150 students from five northwest Chicago high […]

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Mayor Lawrence L. Jackson and Commissioner Sims joined village and county officials, as well as community stakeholders today, to celebrate the completion of the Northeast Riverdale Storm Relief Project. Cook County’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program invested $7.6 million dollars in this project. […]

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On October 17, joined by Congressman Danny Davis, Commissioners Daley, Boykin and Tobolski, along with the management team and staff at Loyola University Medical Campus, a groundbreaking occurred on a disaster resilience project for the Maywood community and western Cook County. Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle said Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Medical Center […]

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Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle received a prestigious award from the Alliance for Regional Development for her work on regional collaboration, in a ceremony held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on October 17.   In her remarks, President President Preckwinkle stated she was honored to receive this award, as it represents a key […]

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As part of the launch of the Homebuyer Direct Program, the Cook County Land Bank Authority is offering a homeowner giveaway promotion where they  giveaway a house absolutely free! The exact address of the house will be revealed in mid-November, however we can reveal that the house is located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood […]

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The Construction Workforce Fair is an event for community residents to learn about employment opportunities on the Central Campus Health Center project. Additionally, other agencies/organizations will be on-site to provide information regarding training programs, other projects and general information relative to opportunities outside of the Central Campus Health Center project. If you haven’t already pre-registered, […]

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From the monthly archives: October 2017