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The winners of the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards joined President Preckwinkle today for a roundtable discussion about their innovations and the positive impact they could have for the County and our entire region. After President Preckwinkle’s opening remarks, co-founders Tom Kuczmarski and Dan Miller explained the Awards, then each person had time to explain [...]Continue Reading →
President Preckwinkle helped cut the ribbon with other dignitaries on Saturday, February 8th at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. She made brief remarks beforehand about important factors driving the economy in Cook County. The ribbon cutting event was packed and the show generated a lot of excitement. Our other photos show highlights of the event.
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On February 3, 2014 By barbara.maloof
North Cook County Public Meetings/Workshops
Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather
Due to inclement weather on Tuesday, February 4th afternoon and evening, the North Cook Planning for Progress Public Meeting/Workshops have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 11th. We will be using the same location and times as before. The details are noted below. If [...]Continue Reading →
On January 24, 2014 By barbara.maloof
Joined by representatives of the Interfaith Housing Development Corporation of Chicago (IHDC), the Oak Park Housing Authority (OPHA), the Village of Oak Park, residents, community organizations, and funding agencies, President Preckwinkle cut the ribbon on the Grove Apartments, a 51-unit affordable housing complex in Oak Park. The developers of this project took what was originally an [...]Continue Reading →
At their Midwest Energy Solutions Conference held in Chicago on January 15th, the MEEA gave their 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Leadership Award to Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle.
The award highlights President Preckwinkle’s initiatives to establish Cook County as a world-class model of sustainability. Her administration has worked to boost energy efficiency practices [...]Continue Reading →
On January 8, 2014 By barbara.maloof
There will be two meetings of the Cook County Land Bank Authority on January 10, 2013 as noted below:
There will be a meeting of the Search Committee
of the Cook County Land Bank Authority
on Friday, January 10, 2014 at the hour of 8:30 AM, at the
On January 7, 2014 By barbara.maloof
On-Line Registration for Workshops – South Cook County
As you may already know, the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development (CCBED) and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) have scheduled a series of workshops to continue our conversations at the local level to better understand the planning and economic issues [...]Continue Reading →
We’re happy to report that a block grant from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development is enabling students at The John Marshall Law School provide free legal assistance to prospective business owners in the county’s Southland region.
Working through the law school’s Business Transaction Externship Program (BTEP), students provide pro bono business and transactional legal [...]Continue Reading →
Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle was the Keynote Speaker at the December 5 UIC Urban Forum on the topic: “Technology and the Resilience of the Metropolitan Regions.” President Preckwinkle spoke about making economic growth a priority in her administration and the role technology plays in reaching our goals for the County and the region.
Herman [...]Continue Reading →
Mark Your Calendars!
CSH Supportive & Integrated Housing Symposium
January 8, 2014
Loyola University Chicago
Water Tower Campus
Join them for a one-day symposium and luncheon to award outstanding partners in supportive and integrated housing. Hear from industry experts on how supportive housing is working across systems. Attend [...]Continue Reading →
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