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Red Velvet Shop Local Shopping and Education Event Helps Small Businesses Get In The Black!Red Velvet Shop Local Shopping and Education Event Helps Small Businesses Get In The Black!

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local Red Velvet Extravagaza Shopping event, kicked off a pre-Black Friday, neighborhood sales event for local independent businesses, including the those in the Auburn Gresham… Continue

SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local, Starts Saturday!SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local, Starts Saturday!

Local Businesses, Community Highlights—SHOP SOUTH, Shop Local, Starts this Saturday, November 15th! A Red Velvet Shopping Extravaganza , Noon to 4pm, at DeLaSalle Institute 3434 S. Michigan. Come join key community partners support local… Continue

Community Building New Beginnings for VeteransCommunity Building New Beginnings for Veterans

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—On this rainy Veterans Day, November 11, 2014, as we honor veterans locally and across the nation, we also look forward to the completion of New Pisgah Church's construction project in Auburn… Continue

Community Plan To 'Reoccupy Buildings In 2015!'Community Plan To "Reoccupy Buildings In 2015!"

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—On a brisk and snowy Halloween Day, representatives from the city of Chicago's Department of Planning and Development (DPD) convened community-based organizations from the thirteen (13) participating… Continue

ComEd Offers Bill Payment Help to Veterans and Active  Military PersonnelComEd Offers Bill Payment Help to Veterans and Active Military Personnel

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—ComEd Offers Bill Payment Help to Veterans and Active Military Personnel.As we celebrate Veterans Day ComEd is reminding customers, including Veterans and active military personal, of its financial… Continue

Congratulations To Our Neighborhood Heroes!Congratulations To Our Neighborhood Heroes!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Greetings! Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) held its Annual Meeting and Neighborhood Leadership Awards program, "NHS @ 40: Deep Roots, Still Growing " on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at… Continue

W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION GRANTS $1.9 MILLION TO EXPAND AUBURN GRESHAM GOLDW.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION GRANTS $1.9 MILLION TO EXPAND AUBURN GRESHAM GOLD

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) a $1 milion grant to strengthen it's K-3rd grade literacy and family economic development two-generation… Continue

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon HighLyric Opera of Chicago to Perform at Simeon High

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The 19th annual "Opera in the Neighborhoods" tour will be at Simeon, 8141 S. Vincennes Ave., on Oct. 28 for two performances of "The Brothers Grimm. Third through sixth grades at nearby Westcott… Continue

Join Us for 2014 Breakfast and Blues For Seniors!Join Us for 2014 Breakfast and Blues For Seniors!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Calling all Seniors! Join the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), for the 2014 bi-annual Breakfast and Blues For Seniors ! The event will be held in the community room, at the… 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

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

'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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1015 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
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1050 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
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