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As you know, Cook County and the City of Chicago officially launched the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (CCWP), in July. We just updated some job information and links to job websites from them. Click here to view.
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BUILT in Cook Loan Fund – Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Transportation
Cook County’s Department of Planning and Development is developing a master strategy of leveraging existing assets including people, employers, educational institutions, infrastructure, and technological systems with current and proposed investments to advance economic growth and promote sustainable communities along transportation corridors in suburban [...]Continue Reading →
On July 31, 2012 By barbara.maloof
On Thursday, July 26, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, joined by Commissioner Jeffrey R. Tobolski and Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Economic Development for Cook County, toured Ingredion Incorporated (formerly known as Corn Products International, Inc. ), one of the world’s leading ingredient solutions providers and located in Cook County, Illinois for over 100 years. In [...]Continue Reading →
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Public Hearings and Public Comment Notice – Draft Substantial Amendment to the 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan, Cook County, IL
The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development is accepting citizen comments regarding its Draft Substantial Amendment to the 2010-2014 Consolidated [...]Continue Reading →
On July 19, 2012 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle Announces Council of Economic Advisors
Business and civic leaders will aid Cook County in promoting regional economic development strategies that foster growth and cooperation
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has announced the creation of a Council of Economic Advisors, a group of more than 20 distinguished business and civic leaders from across the [...]Continue Reading →
Economic growth was discussed at length at the July 16 meeting of the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry Leader Forum.
United States Congressman Daniel Lipinski and María Choca Urban, Director of Planning and Development for Cook County’s Bureau of Economic Development were featured speakers at the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry Leader [...]Continue Reading →
On July 17, 2012 By barbara.maloof
Preckwinkle Removes Barriers To Small Business Growth
Policy changes will help create jobs and build capacity for small, minority and women-owned businesses
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has announced new initiatives aimed at removing barriers for small, minority and women owned businesses and stimulating economic growth. At a news conference Tuesday, President Preckwinkle announced [...]Continue Reading →
On July 10, 2012 By barbara.maloof
Construction before and after at the Cook County Sheriff’s Bootcamp - Before and After Photos
Removal and replacement of approximately 29,000 sq. ft. of existing running track at the Cook County Sheriff’s Bootcamp has been completed . The original running track was 15 years old and had deteriorated to the point where it posed a hazard to [...]Continue Reading →
On July 9, 2012 By barbara.maloof
Today Cook County and the City of Chicago officially launched the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (CCWP), consolidating their separate employment assistance agencies and naming two board chairmen for the new entity, President Preckwinkle announced.
Dr. Larry J. Goodman, chief executive officer of Rush University Medical Center, and Frank Clark, former CEO of Com-Ed, will chair [...]Continue Reading →
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