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On March 20, 2013 By barbara.maloof
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 [...]Continue Reading →
On March 7, 2013 By barbara.maloof
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 [...]Continue Reading →
Ford Heights Community Center Building Dedication
Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Cook County Bureau of Economic Development spoke at a dedication ceremony on February 20th for the Ford Heights Community Service Organization (FHCSO) Building Expansion. Also present at the ceremony were Angela Smith, Executive Director, Mayor Charles Griffin of Ford Heights, representatives from the architectual firms, [...]Continue Reading →
On February 13, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Press Conference at Auto Show on Cook County New Shared Fleet Program
President Preckwinkle cut the ribbon to open the Auto Show on Opening Day, February 9th and spoke about the strong connection between economic development and transportation. She returned again for a press conference on the Cook County [...]Continue Reading →
Cook County Board of Commissioners Approve First Ten Members of the Cook County Land Bank Authority
On February 8, at a special meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, the first 10 individuals nominated by President Preckwinkle to serve on the Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors were approved. The new Land [...]Continue Reading →
On February 11, 2013 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle attends ribbon-cutting at the Auto Show on February 9th, kicking-off this year’s show.
Joined by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, Dave Sloan, General Manager, Chicago Auto Show and other dignitaries, the ribbon was cut opening the doors for the 105th Auto Show, making it the oldest and largest exhibit in the country.
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On February 8, 2013 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle attended a Roundtable sponsored by the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) on the Cook County Land Bank Authority on February 7. The panel was moderated by Mary Sue Barrett, President, MPC. Also on the panel along with President Preckwinkle were: Scott Goldstein, Chair, Urban Land Institute Chicago Public Policy Committee; Jim Rokakis, Director, Thriving [...]Continue Reading →
On February 7, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Citibank Ribbon Cutting – Committed to Economic Growth in Cook County
Seven languages are spoken by employees at the Branch
On February 6, Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief for Cook County Economic Development, joined City Treasurer, Stephanie Neely, Treasurer, City of Chicago and Jerry Roper, President, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, in cutting the ribbon [...]Continue Reading →
On February 5, 2013 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle Names Cook County Land Bank Authority Board Of Directors
Some funding already secured
President’s Press Office
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the members of the Cook County Land Bank Authority’s Board of Directors, which will oversee the work of the land bank’s efforts to return [...]Continue Reading →
On January 31, 2013 By barbara.maloof
There is a close working relationship between economic development and transportaton improvements. Please see press release today on the Joe Orr Road Realignment from the Bureau of Transportation and Highways.
Joe Orr Road Realignment Creates ‘Islands of Opportunity’
Road project reflects highway department’s new [...]
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