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Happy Memorial Day USA!Happy Memorial Day USA!

Community Highlights, All news—Both Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday May 25th and will reopen for business Tuesday, May 26th from 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m..

GADC's Spring Health Fair on  the Block a Heartwarming SuccessGADC's Spring Health Fair on the Block a Heartwarming Success

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—On May 21st, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC), held it's Spring 2015 Health Fair on the Block on 79th Street. The day started with cool winds, but the sun came out early,… Continue

Summer Camp 2015 Register OPEN!Summer Camp 2015 Register OPEN!

Education—Auburn Gresham Gold (AGGOLD) Summer Camp! STEP 1) COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW (Continue to scroll… Continue

Mr. Gee's A Local GemMr. Gee's A Local Gem

Business Spotlight—Mr. Gee’s Supper Club is a south side “Gem.” It is a great venue to host a wedding reception or and upcoming graduation party. In addition to hosting weddings and graduation… Continue

21st Ward People You Should Know...21st Ward People You Should Know...

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Meet the 21st Ward Administrative Assistant to Alderman Howard Brookins, Angela M. Thomasas she greets local residents with a great smile to the 21st Ward. She is someone you should know! Alderman… Continue

Commerical Cooridor Small Projects, Big Impact

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Newsletter—The idea that small projects can have a big impact on commercial corridor revitalization is not new. At the Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), the idea manifested itself in the Corridors… Continue

'Understanding Reassessed Property Tax Liability' Seminar"Understanding Reassessed Property Tax Liability" Seminar

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—In 2015, all Chicago properties will be reassessed for property tax purposes. Given the city’s tax rate continues to rise, making sure a property is valued correctly for tax purposes is… Continue

FIRE SIDE CHAT: See the World Through Your Own Eyes,  TRAVEL!FIRE SIDE CHAT: See the World Through Your Own Eyes, TRAVEL!

Community Events—This event will be held at Urban Partnership Bank community room. It be hosted by Aurora Cruz program manager. See information below or click link todownload event flyer . Share with a friend or two,… Continue

Hot Off the Presses| Save the Date | #RenFest 2015Hot Off the Presses| Save the Date | #RenFest 2015

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Save the Date! The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation -- PRESENTS -- The 10th Annual 79th Street RENaissance FESTival, September 12, 2015.

Maintenance & Beautification Crew Kicking Off Litter Abatement Along New SSA #69!Maintenance & Beautification Crew Kicking Off Litter Abatement Along New SSA #69!

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Maintenance & Beautification crew kicking off litter abatement along the Ashland Business Improvement District (SSA#69) in the 21st Ward on April 4, 2015. Managed by Greater Auburn-Gresham… Continue

South Side Dance Teacher Celebrates Be Fit! Tri Wellness Studio One-Year AnniversarySouth Side Dance Teacher Celebrates Be Fit! Tri Wellness Studio One-Year Anniversary

Local Businesses, Community Highlights—Be Fit! Tri Wellness Studio , 1836 W. 95th St., just celebrated its one-year anniversary this month. E’a Williams, 39, a Beverly resident, said it was always her dream to open her own dance and… Continue

New Business Ribbon Cutting For Plaza Grand Opening In Auburn Gresham Community!New Business Ribbon Cutting For Plaza Grand Opening In Auburn Gresham Community!

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—New Business News! Saturday, April 4th, Ribbon Cutting for four new businesses, Papa Johns, Dunkin' Donuts, Wing Zone, and Baskin Robbins in Auburn Gresham community, on 87th Woods!

Digging Deeper in Auburn Gresham: A first-person perspectiveDigging Deeper in Auburn Gresham: A first-person perspective

Education—During this spring semester the Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) staff and our community partners have launched a pilot to enhance our urban redesigned courses and the complementary clinical… Continue

Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Rush And CTA President Claypool Announce Expanded Second Chance ProgramMayor Emanuel, Congressman Rush And CTA President Claypool Announce Expanded Second Chance Program

Business, Housing, Economic Development—The CTA Second Chance Program is an initiative offered in conjunction with the City of Chicago and social service agencies throughout the city. Working closely with the Department of Family and… Continue

Metra Team Makes A Stop At GADC Staff MeetingMetra Team Makes A Stop At GADC Staff Meeting

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Metra is spearheading an innovative outreach program to ensure more women and people of diverse backgrounds are aware of job opportunities in a predominately male dominated railroad industry. Metra… Continue

Community Development Partner Offering Weatherization ServicesCommunity Development Partner Offering Weatherization Services

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Community Development Partner Offering Weatherization Services to residents. See attached information to determine if you quality!

Auburn Gresham GOLD Celebrates Family Game Night!Auburn Gresham GOLD Celebrates Family Game Night!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham GOLD (AG GOLD) held their first Family Game Night at Oliver Westcott Elementary School, 409 W. 80th Street, Thursday evening October 30, 2014. A strong showing of Parents came out to… Continue

Westcott Elemntary 'Space to Grow' FINAL Community MeetingWestcott Elemntary "Space to Grow" FINAL Community Meeting

All events—This is your final chance to see the proposed designs for Westcott's new Space To Grow schoolyard! Meet us in the gymnasium to see the final design, and let us know what you think before it's too… Continue

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White Castle
(773) 651-1763
1400 W 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Senior Suites of Auburn Gresham
(773) 723-0333
1050 West 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Danna Dane Barber & Beauty Salon
(312) 735-1284
1515 W 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620

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