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Auburn Gresham in the News

The Auburn Gresham community has partnered with several residents, businesses and organizations who have graciously contributed their time and efforts to illustrate on our successes as Chicago's Best Kept Secret. Occasionally, we have an opportunity to share some of our practices and reflections.

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New gym for Leo High School, community health center highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham
Community health highlight proposed developments in Auburn Gresham, building on a vision of quality of life excellence, the residents are ready for!
Seniors served just right at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues Event
We served a great meal and some down home blues at the 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors.
Auburn Gresham Tax Site Closed, 2/10, Due to Weather!
New Divvy pricing offers more options for two-wheeled fun
The City of Chicago announced tweaks to the pricing structure for the Divvy bike share system. Health and Wellness Taskforce, let's join the ride and get more Divvy in our communities!
Help Serve Our Seniors at Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!
We're serving our Seniors! Come enjoy great live blues band, food and help us in the campaign to give a heart to our seniors, during the February 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors!
Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!
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…
Celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
As you reflect today, during a day of service, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remember there is hope in continuing his works, I have a dream...
LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning Bettering Neighborhoods throughout Chicago
In its third decade, LISC’s Quality-of-Life Planning (QLP) is bringing equitable change to neighborhoods throughout Chicago.
The Joy of Giving the New Home Welcome Gift to One Lucky Winner
8633 S Parnell Ave is a beautiful, completely refurbished 1,900 sq. ft. home located in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. It's all the home of new neighbors, the Lee'sm thanks to the Cook County Land…
Chicago Bears Continue to show they Care, as Players host annual Holiday giving initiative
Bears players Jordan Howard and Kyle Fuller, along with other members of the Bears staff, held the annual Bears Care holiday giving initiative at Leo High School in Chicago.
Auburn Gresham FALL "Health Fair On The Block"
Join the Auburn Gresham Health and Wellness Taskforce for its bi-annual Health Fair On The Block, Thursday, September 28th, 10:00am until 2:00pm, between 79th May and 79th Loomis. Lots of information…
Chicago's First Tiny Homes Could House Veterans In Auburn Gresham
The first permanent tiny homes in Chicago could be built in Auburn Gresham as part of an effort by Catholic Charities to get homeless veterans off the street.
Job Opening! Auburn Gresham GOLD School - Health Coordinator
GADC looking to immediately hire a full time skilled professional who will be responsible for monitoring consents for students to receive health services and school compliance rates. Read more for…
Ride a Trolley, Sip a Cocktail, Change a Neighborhood
In a double decker bus on a gorgeous day, the only place to ride is in the top.
Healthy Lifestyle Building Hub Coming To South Side
The Build on 79th Street Jazz & Champagne Reception was an opportunity to purchase a commemorative engraved plated brick that will be permanently affixed to the atrium of the Auburn Gresham…
MAPSCorps 2017 Cohort Preparing to Capture #DATA4GOOD
MAPCorps 2017, youth data scientists begin their first day of work for the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation! Here's looking to a great summer of capturing data for health of the…
Startups Get Help at Legal Clinic Brunch
The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) along with The Law Project and other developers hosted a Legal Community Clinic Brunch last week at Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist…
12th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival SAVE THE DATE!
SAVE THE DATE for the 12th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival, coming to you this year for two days, September 9th and September 10th!
TOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak Out
Calling all TEEN groups and organizations supporting TEENS Come and have your VOICES HEARD and discuss issues that are important to YOU. The TOWH HALL: Empowering Youth To Speak Up and Speak Out! May…
Auburn Gresham Elementary Schools Have a Lot of Character!
Auburn Gresham Elementary Schools Have a Lot of Character!
Avoiding the Summer Slide
Reading over summer is one of the best ways for a child to maintain the reading skills they gained during the previous school yea. Cick here to read how....
The Revolution of Young Artists As Leaders Continues To Be ROYAL
“Simeon’s poetry team, called Writers Never Die and 2014/15 Louder Than a Bomb Champions collaborated with John W. Cook Elementary School and created The Revolution of Young Artist as…
"Build on 79th Street" A Jazz and Champagne-Infused Fundraising Reception A Huge Success!
Please join the board of directors and staff of the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation in thanking our sponsors and donors for attending the fundraising jazz and champagne-infused…
April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!
It was a wonderful day in the neighborhood” on Saturday, April 1 st , 2017 in Auburn-Gresham at the Breakfast & Blues for Seniors event held at the Naomi and Sylvester Smith Senior Living…
Cook 8th-Grader Aces CPS Selective-Enrollment Test, Earns Maximum Score
Thirteen-year-old Daysha Straight was the only student at Cook Elementary to get the maximum score on the Chicago Public Schools selective-enrollment test this year which determines where…

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