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Auburn Gresham Day Cares, Santa is Coming to 79th Street December 13th!Auburn Gresham Day Cares, Santa is Coming to 79th Street December 13th!

Business Events, Community Events, SSA #32 Meetings, SSA #69 Meetings—Holiday Greetings from the Greater Auburn Gresham CDC and 17th Ward Alderman David Moore Santa is Coming! December 13, 2019 11am - 1pm Giving a little holiday cheer back to local Day Care Businesses!… Continue

There's Still Time to Help Us Sponsor Kids For Summer Camp this #GivingTuesday!There's Still Time to Help Us Sponsor Kids For Summer Camp this #GivingTuesday!

Education, Community Highlights, All news—This #GivingTuesday you can help us reach our goal of $1500 to allow 60 youth to attend Auburn Gresham Gold Summer Camp.

Chicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/WestChicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/West

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Chicago’s new planning commissioner, Maurice Cox, observed something very quickly when he met with community groups across the city. An empty building on West 79th Street, owned by the Greater… Continue

Giving Thanks Today and EverydayGiving Thanks Today and Everyday

The Vision, Auburn Gresham in the News, All news, Newsletter—Happy Thanksgiving to all the communities and clients we serve! #GiveThanks

The 3rd Application Round of the NOF Program Deadline is March 5th!The 3rd Application Round of the NOF Program Deadline is March 5th!

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—We are pleased to inform you that Mayor Emanuel has opened the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund program for a third round of applications today for projects seeking grants up to $250,000.

Thank You Sponsors, Partners and Friends for Joining Us For Our 2019 Benefit DinnerThank You Sponsors, Partners and Friends for Joining Us For Our 2019 Benefit Dinner

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—We highlighted the incredible ambition of the Greater Auburn Gresham organization's work with partners and the community awardee partners who excel daily in the community. Thank you for helping us… Continue

INVEST South/WestINVEST South/West

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—INVEST South/West is an unprecedented community improvement initiative from Mayor Lightfoot to marshal the resources of multiple City departments, community organizations and corporate partners… Continue

Community Conversation:  6th district 2020 Community Policing Strategic PlanCommunity Conversation: 6th district 2020 Community Policing Strategic Plan

Community Events—Everyone is invited to a two-part series to help create the 6th district 2020 Community Policing Strategic Plan. Please help us pass the word!

Mayor Lightfoot Announces New Strategy to Support Revitalization on City’s South and West SidesMayor Lightfoot Announces New Strategy to Support Revitalization on City’s South and West Sides

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—INVEST South/West aligns public, private, and philanthropic funding to create a network of communities for planned growth

‘Master Planned Development’ Guidelines Would Enhance Zoning Procedures for City’s Largest Development Sites‘Master Planned Development’ Guidelines Would Enhance Zoning Procedures for City’s Largest Development Sites

Business, Housing, Economic Development—The proposed “Master Planned Development” designation would apply to projects known colloquially as “mega projects.”

Network News: Updates from the Chicago Rehab NetworkNetwork News: Updates from the Chicago Rehab Network

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation staff capacity building is in full effect! The Chicago Rehab Network's real estate development training is highly regarded across the country. Check out… Continue

Fall Health Fair on the BlockFall Health Fair on the Block

The Vision, Education, All news, Newsletter—Join us for the fall health fair on the block, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, 10am-2pm, 79th Racine. See you there!

New Metra station coming to Auburn Gresham neighborhoodNew Metra station coming to Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—After years of planning, Metra and government officials on Monday announced a timetable to design and start construction of a new station in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city’s South… Continue

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN THE METRA GROUND BREAKINGYOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN THE METRA GROUND BREAKING

Community Events, Business Events, SSA #32 Meetings—YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO JOIN THE Metra Board of Directors Metra Executive Director/CEO Jim Derwinski and The Honorable State Senator Jacqueline Y. Collins at a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the… Continue

14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!

Local Businesses, The Vision, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights, Newsletter—14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!

Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Join the campaign to help the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Building and other redevelopment projects become our neighborhood reality on 79th Street. #Rebuild79

Brewer Coffee and Custard 79th Street Corridor TIFBrewer Coffee and Custard 79th Street Corridor TIF

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The story of Brewer Coffee and Custard began with a family recipe. Owner Elijah Brewer III started experimenting with his mother's custard recipe at home and had a dream of one day owning his own… Continue

Join Us At The Free Small Business Expo on the Road 2019Join Us At The Free Small Business Expo on the Road 2019

Business Events—Register at www.ChiSmallBizExpo.com 2019 Expo Dates and Locations: Saturday, March 9 from 10AM-2PM @ Kennedy-King College, U Building-6301 S. Halsted St., Chicago Saturday, May 4 from 10AM-2PM @… Continue

Safe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in AugustSafe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in August

Community Highlights, Newsletter—Auburn Gresham is taking back and revitalizing Morganway Community Garden to baack to its once beaufiful and family friendly community space, thanks to volunteers, community support and a Safe and… Continue

Metra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on TrackMetra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on Track

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, Newsletter—The new Metra stations that will be built at Auburn Park near 79th Street, is back on track!

'Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters' Quality of Life Plan"Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" Quality of Life Plan

About Auburn Gresham—Thanks to the collective works from each of the Auburn Gresham community "Your Voice Matters" Task Forces was used to create the newly updated“ Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" community… Continue

Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Can one iconic building along a key commerical cooridor lead the way to improve the health of a neighborhood? Community leaders and organizations in Auburn Gresham are progressing on a transformative… Continue

CHICAGO CULTURAL ALLIANCE TO HOST  “INHERIT CHICAGO” - THE ONLY INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL OF ITS KINDCHICAGO CULTURAL ALLIANCE TO HOST  “INHERIT CHICAGO” - THE ONLY INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL OF ITS KIND

Community Highlights—CHICAGO CULTURAL ALLIANCE TO HOST “INHERIT CHICAGO” - THE ONLY INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL OF ITS KIND Over 30 Cultural Centers and Heritage Museums will host 20 Intercultural Programs in… Continue

Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Closes 2019 With Record Returns!Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Closes 2019 With Record Returns!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site is open through Tax Day, April 15th. This year Ladder Up has joined forces with Center for Economic Progress and it's been a great tax season, offering the same great… Continue

Huge Thank You to our Breakfast & Blues for Seniors Sponsors and Volunteers!Huge Thank You to our Breakfast & Blues for Seniors Sponsors and Volunteers!

Community Events—Thank you to all the seniors who joined us for free food (huge hot breakfast), free fun, and dancing to a live Blues Band. We geninuely love to spread lots of love to our seniors and community, at… Continue

GAGDC Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) training gives tips for completing the applicationGAGDC Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) training gives tips for completing the application

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The deadline to submit the City of Chicago Neighborhood Opportunity Fund, for this current round is March 5th! Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation's Special Service Area team held training… Continue

Auburn Gresham looks to help those who help us, Give to the Red CrossAuburn Gresham looks to help those who help us, Give to the Red Cross

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The Red Crosss helped Auburn Gresham "Sound the Alarm" and installed almost 500 smoke detectors, free of charge in the homes of local residents. To us, this is why the R ed Cross Annual Fund Drive is… Continue

006th District Community Policing Strategy Meeting

Community Events, Business Events—You are invited to participate ad have your voice heard in making a difference at the 6th District Community Engagement Event! Friday, March 15, 2019, at 6:00pm, 800 E. 78th Street, in the Chatham… Continue

Update New Chicago Ordinance Aimed at Encouraging, Regulating Pop-Ups

Business, Housing, Economic Development—Starting a small business can be a daunting undertaking. Developing a strong business plan, securing funding and offering a product or service that people will want are hurdles that often stop a… Continue

Community Meeting: Space to Grow and Westcott Elementary New School Yard, All Are Welcome!Community Meeting: Space to Grow and Westcott Elementary New School Yard, All Are Welcome!

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—On next Wednesday, January 16th , Space to Grow and Westcott will have their first community meeting for the new schoolyard. You all are welcome to join. The meeting will be from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM… Continue

The Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Honored by Cook County Board For Community ServiceThe Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation Honored by Cook County Board For Community Service

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—GAGDC honored by Toni Preckwinkle and the County Board, on November 13, 2018, for their comminitment, support and outstanding services to the Greater Auburn Gresham Communties.

You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1You have nothing to lose and can gain a Lot for only $1

Business, Housing, Economic Development—The City of Chicago $1 Large Lot program is still open until July 21, 2018!

The Grid: Exploring the Auburn Gresham neighborhoodThe Grid: Exploring the Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Education, Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Welcome to “The Grid,” our in-depth look at Chicago’s neighborhoods. Today’s stop is Auburn Gresham!

Ji explores Auburn Gresham | Part 2Ji explores Auburn Gresham | Part 2

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Ji, from The Grid, Explores The Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Chicago’s southwest side.

Self-Care On The Table for EducatorsSelf-Care On The Table for Educators

Education, Community Highlights—What happens when a group of women gather to talk about taking care of themselves?

AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVEAUBURN GRESHAM GOLD SCHOOLS: A COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION INITIATIVE

Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The initiative, dubbed Auburn Gresham GOLD is an improvement plan which targets Kindergarten through 3rd grade academics while also providing social support for the parents and families of students

Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Training Pilot Program Unveils First Property unveils Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation’s (GAGDC) newly rehabbed property located at 7227 S. Vincennes… Continue

Dan's Soul Food Bakery and Eatery a SBIF Highlight in the Southwest Corridor CollaborativeDan's Soul Food Bakery and Eatery a SBIF Highlight in the Southwest Corridor Collaborative

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Dan's Bakery and Eatery in 79th/Southwest Highway SBIF, is a Souttwest Corridor Collaborative local business update at its best.

A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic DevelopmentA Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

Urban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers ServedUrban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers Served

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—An urban farming program that started barely two years ago with 7 acres of land near a former steel mill and a converted mobile library celebrated a milestone Wednesday, having served 10,000… Continue

The Makings of a Strong Partnership: Chicago Cares and LISC Chicago

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Chicago Cares , the city’s number one provider of impact volunteerism and corporate volunteer activation, and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Chicago the local office of the… Continue

Auburn Gresham 'Sounds The Alarm' With the American Red CrossAuburn Gresham "Sounds The Alarm" With the American Red Cross

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—What an absolutely great time we had installing 428 FREE 10-year smoke alarms in 141 homes Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Chicago Public Schools Parent University

Education—Chicago Public Schools Parent University Are you the parent of a Chicago Public Schools (CPS) student (traditional or charter)? CPS Parent University is designed to support you so you can best… Continue

Food Certification Class

SSA #69 Meetings, Business Events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, SSA #32 Meetings—We have a food certification class on April 11, 2019 (9:00am to 12:00pm) at Fifth Third Bank located at 8140 S Ashland . For your convenience, see the attached the flier we sent out to all of our… Continue

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