On Saturday April 28, 2018, National Rebuilding together Day brought dozens of Cook County employees together who volunteered their time to help repair two homes in west suburban Bellwood. It was the County’s 27th consecutive year of participation in the event, also known as “Rebuilding Together.” […]
On May 16, thousands of Chicago-area residents gathered at various locations to discuss the future of our communities, as part of On the Table. President Preckwinkle and Commissioner Sims hosted breakfast and a conversation at the Commissioner’s District Office in Posen on the South Suburban Initiative. Attendees included residents, community organizations and elected officials.
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Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President, and Sequane Lawrence, CEO & Executive Director, Chicago Center for the Arts and Technology (CHICAT) brought together manufacturers, educators, and workforce partners to discuss how we as a community can promote and connect careers in manufacturing to those with the […]
On May 17th, President Preckwinkle participated in a panel on Women in Innovation. The panel was part of a celebration presented by the Chicago Innovation Awards that highlighted the achievements of women. The panel on Women in Government talked about their high profile careers in government and public service.
The participants are listed below:
Brenna Berman, […]
National Rebuilding Day brought dozens of Cook County employees who volunteered their time today to help repair two homes in south suburban Robbins. It was the County’s 26th consecutive year of participation in the event, also known as “Rebuilding Together.”
The County has contributed $68,000 to Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago this year through its Community […]
Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE) brought together County and City leadership along with 15 anchor institutions at the recent Anchor Leadership Convening on March 31, 2017. The event celebrated CASE’s accomplishments and established strategic goals for the next three years.
BMO CEO David Casper hosted the roundtable. Cook County Board President Toni […]
Last evening, President Toni Preckwinkle joined the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) in celebrating the completion of their plans for the Calumet Corridor in south suburban Cook County and issued a “Call to Action” to the packed auditorium about potential cuts to federal funds and the impact in our communities.
Susan Campbell, Director, Cook County Department of Planning and Development filled in for President Preckwinkle on November 17, 2016 joining other elected officials, housing administrators and residents at a ribbon cutting for Thorn Creek Senior Living in Thorndale, Illinois. Village President Bob Kolash of Thornton, and Elizabeth Gerr from the Illinois Housing Development Authority […]
Single-round Grant Program will award grants up to $5,000 to help small and medium-sized companies in the Chicago region
Metro Chicago Exports announced the launch of its 2016 grant program, presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co. The single-round Grant Program will award grants up to $5,000 to help small […]
On June 1, President Preckwinkle toured the Thornton Township Academy of Truck and Diesel Technology – Powered by Navistar.
The visit included students, parents, faculty and staff who explained that once students complete this program, they become certified diesel technicians by the time they graduate from high school. This certification allows them to apply for […]