18th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival

 

 We had an amazing time at the 79th Street Renaissance Festival

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Community RoomCommunity Room

Home—Our Bears Community Room and Bears Teaching Kitchen at 839 Healthy Hub is available for use by… Continue

79th Street Renaissance Festival Planning Meeting 6.27.2379th Street Renaissance Festival Planning Meeting 6.27.23

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Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—2023 BE KIND TO YOUR MIND MENTAL HEALTH FAIR

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Auburn Gresham GOLD Camp 2023 Registration is Open!Auburn Gresham GOLD Camp 2023 Registration is Open!

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Community Grand Rounds: How does research impact communities of color?Community Grand Rounds: How does research impact communities of color?

Community Highlights—Community Grand Rounds: How does research impact communities of color? Thursday, May 25th at 6:00pm!

Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Shark Tank Business Plan Winners!Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Shark Tank Business Plan Winners!

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Small Business Plan Shark Tank 2023 winners!

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Business, Housing, Economic Development—Upcoming BACP Business Education Webinars through March 19th and many more updates...

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Chicago Recovery Plan Funding Opportunities 2023Chicago Recovery Plan Funding Opportunities 2023

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Black History Month Vendor Showcase * Fridays in Feb!Black History Month Vendor Showcase * Fridays in Feb!

Business Events, Community Events, All events, SSA #32 Meetings

Black History Month 2023 * Vendor Showcase Registration Still Open!Black History Month 2023 * Vendor Showcase Registration Still Open!

Business Events, Community Events, All events, SSA #32 Meetings

Winter WonderlandWinter Wonderland

EVENTS—You are invited to our Winter Wonderland. December 17th from 4pm -7pm on 79th & Throop

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EVENTS—Businesses along the 79th St corridor are encouraged to display the spirit of the season with their… Continue

Healthy Lifestyle Hub Grand OpeningHealthy Lifestyle Hub Grand Opening

Healthy Lifestyle Hub—Click link to see photos which recap of the AG Healthy Lifestyle Hub Grand Opening and Open House… Continue

GAGDC Benefit DinnerGAGDC Benefit Dinner

EVENTS—It is that time again GAGDC's Benefit Dinner Get your Tickets Now

16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL   SEPTEMBER 10, 2022  10AM - 8PM16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 10, 2022  10AM - 8PM

The Vision, Local Businesses, Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news, Newsletter—Join Us for the 16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL ♦ SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 10AM - 8PM!

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Business Events, Community Events, All events, SSA #32 Meetings—We're preparing to cross the finish line on the Auburn mural the community inspired with our Invest… Continue

Auburn Gresham Metra station will complement 79th Street corridor revitalizationAuburn Gresham Metra station will complement 79th Street corridor revitalization

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BACP Small Business Expo - SATURDAY July 23rd!BACP Small Business Expo - SATURDAY July 23rd!

SSA #69 Meetings, Business Events, Community Events, All events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, SSA #32 Meetings—BACP Small Business Expo - SATURDAY July 23rd, 2022 The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and… Continue

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF FINANCING OF A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AT 836-58 WEST 79TH STREETNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF FINANCING OF A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AT 836-58 WEST 79TH STREET

Community Events, Business Events, SSA #32 Meetings—NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF FINANCING OF A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Notice is hereby given… Continue

Spring Health Fair on the BlockSpring Health Fair on the Block

Community Events, Business Events—It's that time for the Spring 2022 " Heath Fair on The Block!" This year's fair will be hosted on… Continue

The South Side is getting a facility to turn food waste into natural gasThe South Side is getting a facility to turn food waste into natural gas

Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—GAGDC is one the largest class b investors in a renewable gas project in Auburn Gresham will… Continue

Earth Day Celebration at Barton Elementary is the Bomb!Earth Day Celebration at Barton Elementary is the Bomb!

Education, Community Highlights, All news—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) partnered with the Stein Learning to bring… Continue

GAGDC and Elevate Amp up for Seniors!GAGDC and Elevate Amp up for Seniors!

The Vision, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—...with the first 20 seniors scheduled for application intake, GAGDC was amped up with the… Continue

Help Bring a Mosaic Mural to Auburn Gresham!Help Bring a Mosaic Mural to Auburn Gresham!

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UIC Neighborhood Centers to provide support for African American CommunitiesUIC Neighborhood Centers to provide support for African American Communities

Local Businesses, The Vision, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, Newsletter—UIC has engaged over 60 community and UIC stakeholders in a collaborative effort to increase the… Continue

Major progress at the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle HubMajor progress at the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Hub

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—There’s been some major progress at the Auburn Gresham healthy lifestyle hub site since… Continue

New 'Excellerator Fund' Partnership Reimagines a Model for Equitable Investments in NeighborhoodsNew "Excellerator Fund" Partnership Reimagines a Model for Equitable Investments in Neighborhoods

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights, Newsletter—The Excellerator Fund is a joint venture developed by Latinos Progresando and Greater Auburn… Continue

Draft Day Dream, 'My Chicago Bears!'Draft Day Dream, "My Chicago Bears!"

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Carlos Nelson will forever be associated with QB Justin Fields. Here’s how the Auburn Gresham… Continue

83rd Street Mosaic Community Mural Design Discussion83rd Street Mosaic Community Mural Design Discussion

Community Events, Business Events—Come join a Community Meeting Design Discussion, to plan for a Mosaic Mural to be located at the… Continue

Join the ZOOM ROUNDTABLE focused on Development in the Auburn Gresham communityJoin the ZOOM ROUNDTABLE focused on Development in the Auburn Gresham community

Community Events, Business Events—As a part of the Department of Planning and Developments (DPD) continued dialogue with community… 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!

Happy Two Year Anniversary Mayor Lightfoot!Happy Two Year Anniversary Mayor Lightfoot!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Happy Anniversary Mayor Lightfoot!

Man known for addressing health disparities in Auburn-Gresham announcing Bears’ first-round pickMan known for addressing health disparities in Auburn-Gresham announcing Bears’ first-round pick

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—chicagobears.com Carlos Nelson, GAGDC's CEO known for addressing health disparities in… Continue

CEO sends big THANK YOU to the team for its Resiliency during the organization's COVID-19 pivot yearCEO sends big THANK YOU to the team for its Resiliency during the organization's COVID-19 pivot year

Community Highlights, All news—It has been slightly over one year when COVID-19 descended upon Auburn Gresham and GAGDC pivoted… Continue

With the Competition for the Chicago Prize Behind Them, South and West Side Community Organizations Keep Doing the WorkWith the Competition for the Chicago Prize Behind Them, South and West Side Community Organizations Keep Doing the Work

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Solutions are not easy, but these projects are at the forefront of the conversation from organizers… Continue

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

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79th Street Renaissance Festival 9.9.23, 10AM - 8PM!

Business Events, Community Events, SSA #32 Meetings, All events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival—Save the date 9/9/23 for the 79th Street Renaissance Festival!

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