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Join Us: Auburn Gresham Health Fair On The Block Sept. 25th!Join Us: Auburn Gresham Health Fair On The Block Sept. 25th!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The bi-annual Health Fair on the block will be held, Thursday, September 25th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, right on 79th Street between Racine and Loomis. Join us for free health screenings and to get… Continue

9th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Today!9th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Today!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—We are counting down to the 9th Annual Auburn Gresham 79th Street Renaissance Festival!! A fews hours from now Auburn Gresham is having one the largest neighborhood festivals in the city! Join us on… Continue

The 'KING' Farley 'JackMaster' Funk's Street House Party Will Close The 79th Street RenFest!The "KING" Farley "JackMaster" Funk's Street House Party Will Close The 79th Street RenFest!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Rain or shine, see you on the 9', that's the 9th Annual Renaissance Festival in Auburn Gresham between 79th Racine and Loomis, September 6, 10:00am-7:00pm. The "KING" Farley "JackMaster" Funk, will… Continue

Welcome Back Chicago Public School Students!Welcome Back Chicago Public School Students!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Welcome new and returning students back to your neighborhood school or school of choice Chicago Public School (CPS). Have a great school year!

* Ride With Us * Auburn Gresham Trolley Tour * 8/30 ** Ride With Us * Auburn Gresham Trolley Tour * 8/30 *

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Join us for the Auburn Gresham Trolley Tour, August 30th, registration begins at 9:30am, 7901 S. Racine. Free Breakfast. Come learn about Auburn Gresham History. Real Estate. Opportunities. Free to… Continue

Congrats ComED and ChillCrew on 1st ICEBOX DERBY RACE!Congrats ComED and ChillCrew on 1st ICEBOX DERBY RACE!

Community Highlights, All news—Congratulations to ComED on the 1st annual ICEBOX DERBY Race . We are proud to be following a SMART Southwest STEM student in our community. What a great opportunity to #Empower young #STEM girls… Continue

79th Street Renaissance Festival  *Donate Online Campaign*79th Street Renaissance Festival *Donate Online Campaign*

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—While some summer festivals around the city are for-profit, many are the largest fundraisers of the year for nonprofit organization's like the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation! Still… Continue

Making a Splash: Perspectives Middle Academy’s Water ChallengeMaking a Splash: Perspectives Middle Academy’s Water Challenge

Auburn Gresham in the News—Though Perspectives Middle Academy (PMA) encourages its scholars to live healthy lifestyles by providing fresh healthy lunches and enacting a no soda machine policy, many of our scholars still… Continue

Storycatchers Theatre Presents Street Life StoriesStorycatchers Theatre Presents Street Life Stories

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—In effort to turn their lives around, several young men and women joined Storycatchers Theatre, for a 16-week program to create a play, "Struggling In These Streets." A read aloud of the progress to… Continue

Chicago Children’s Museum Donates Tickets to the 2014 79th Street Renaissance Festival!Chicago Children’s Museum Donates Tickets to the 2014 79th Street Renaissance Festival!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) is pleased to announce that Chicago Children’s Museum will be supporting the 9th Annual Auburn Gresham 79th Street Renaissance… Continue

GADC Applies For ISBE 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for FY2015GADC Applies For ISBE 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for FY2015

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) plans to respond to a "Request for Proposals" from Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Communities and Police Celebrate 'National Night Out' Against CrimeCommunities and Police Celebrate "National Night Out" Against Crime

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—MAYOR EMANUEL, POLICE AND COMMUNITIES CELEBRATE 30 TH ANNUAL “NATIONAL NIGHT OUT” AGAINST CRIME. Events Planned in Every Police District to Build Relationships, Strengthen Communities.… Continue

Red Carpet Premiere Of The Pillars Of Auburn GreshamRed Carpet Premiere Of The Pillars Of Auburn Gresham

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The community came out to see and support Landmarks Illinois and Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) Chicago, premiere of, "The Pillars Of Auburn Gresham." It was standing room only for the historic… Continue

Walmart Breaks More Ground In Southside CommunmitiesWalmart Breaks More Ground In Southside Communmities

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—"It’s been a long time coming," residents expressed at the new Walmart gr oundbreaking. Even still, the crowd of neighbors looking on were excited to see the shovels go in the dirt. It was the… Continue

African-American Small Business Expo is     Saturday at the South Shore Cultural CenterAfrican-American Small Business Expo is Saturday at the South Shore Cultural Center

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The City of Chicago SmallBusiness Center presents African - American Small Business Expo with keynote speaker, Desiree Rogers , CEO of Johnson Publishing and former White House Social Secretary… Continue

SSA #32 July 17, 2014, Business Workshop RecapSSA #32 July 17, 2014, Business Workshop Recap

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—On July 17, 2014, the Greater Auburn- Gresham Development Corporation’s Special Service Area (SSA) #32 held a Business Workshop, for the Auburn-Gresham business community, at Urban Partnership… Continue

Premiere of 'The PIllars of Auburn Gresham' MoviePremiere of "The PIllars of Auburn Gresham" Movie

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Please join Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago and Landmarks Illinois for a premeier showing the film "The Pillars of Auburn Gresham." The event will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, from… Continue

Fireside Chat Series #6: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (Spouse, Teen, Partner, Employee)Fireside Chat Series #6: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (Spouse, Teen, Partner, Employee)

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—DOMESTIC VIOLENCE affects teens, families, and businesses every single day. 6.20.2014 - Come learn how to identify the signs and seek help for yourself or someone else.

'I am for Peace' Student-Led March to Spread Peace"I am for Peace" Student-Led March to Spread Peace

Community Highlights—On Thursday, June 5, at 9:30 a.m. "I Am for Peace" founder Razia Hutchins, a junior at Perspectives Charter Schools, and students from all three Perspective campuses will march for peace on the South… Continue

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Donate to the 9th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, coming Saturday, September 6th, funds help improve and enhance the delivery of this iconic south side festival. Festival is free, $5 donation recommended

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Oct 11 2014 BREAKFAST & BLUES for SENIORS
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Chicago, IL 60620
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738 W 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620

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