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On April 17, 2013 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle Announces BUILT in Cook Loan Fund
$30 Million Loan Guarantee Program approved by HUD will spur economic growth
President Preckwinkle today announced that Cook County received approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a $30 million loan guarantee program to finance four types of sustainable development.
They [...]Continue Reading →
On April 16, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Bureau Chief for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, Herman Brewer, participated in a panel on April 15th on the topic of Interjurisdictional Collaboration in Cook County. Also on the panel were:
David G. Pope , Village of Oak Park Robin Snyderman, Principal, BRicK Partners Mary W. Vasys,Principal,Vasys Consulting, Ltd. Janice Morrissy, Deputy Executive Director [...]Continue Reading →
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced a new Economic Growth Agenda outlining strategies to strengthen economic development throughout Cook County and the Chicago metropolitan region. Nine strategies highlight need for cooperation throughout the metropolitan area.
On March 28, 2013 By barbara.maloof
President Preckwinkle spoke at the Contractor “Meet and Greet” on March 28. Joined by the management team from the Bureau of Economic Development and Procurement, over 100 pre-qualified Architects, Engineers and Consultants were welcomed to network and find out about upcoming Capital projects with Cook County. The focus was on why working with Cook County is now [...]Continue Reading →
Investments in Chicago Heights on Tour – Friday, March 22
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, along with Chicago Heights Mayor David A. Gonzalez, local elected officials and top leadership from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Authority (HUD), on Friday, March 22nd, toured nearly $11 million of federal and county-funded strategic investments in [...]Continue Reading →
On March 21, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Public Notice – There will be a meeting of the Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday March 27, 2013, 8:30 a.m., on the 35th Floor East Conference Room, George W. Dunne Cook County Administration Building, 69 W. Washington Street, 60602, to discuss the development of the organization and its operations.
On March 21, 2013 By barbara.maloof
Local Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs affiliate is looking for volunteers. On Saturday, March 23rd, they will have a volunteer event at the Bloom Township Center – 425 S. Halsted in Chicago Heights. Even if you cannot make this event, please contact Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs, as noted below in their press [...]Continue Reading →
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 →
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