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Community Highlights

Bringing people together is a conscious strategy of the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp., whether it is a family fest in the summer or a winter Blues Breakfast for senior citizens. Read about some of the past events in our neighborhood, and watch the calendar for new ones.

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Community Grand Rounds: "Food As Medicine" May 30th at the AG Healthy Lifestyle Hub
On May 30 th , join UChicago Medicine and community partners for an in-person Community Grand Rounds! Click for more info and to register.
CHI Blockbuilder Applications to purchase city owned vacant lots is now Open!
CHI Blockbuilder Applications to purchase city owned vacant lots is now Open!
Chicago Neighborhood Business Summit
When Terry Bishop promotes your product and services...He PROMOTES YOU! Join him and celebrate over 20 years of connection, at the upcoming Chicago Neighborhood Business Summit, in May 2024!
Chicago Neighborhood Business Summit
When Terry Bishop promotes your product and services...He PROMOTES YOU! Join him and celebrate over 20 years of connection, at the upcoming Chicago Neighborhood Business Summit, in May 2024!
Closing the Door on 2023...Gearing Up to Support Constituents Even More in 2024!
Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation is looking forward to a healthy and growing 2024 for all our residents and partners. Happy New Year!
Celebrating AGHLH 2023 Preservation Award with Other Winners
Celebrating our 2023 Preservation with other Award Winners
Virtual Small Business Forum August 8th! (REMINDER)
Join us, August 8th at 10am , for the annual Virtual Small Business Forum presented by the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), in partnership with the 006th District Business…
GAGDC Hosts KPMG for Corporate Volunteer Day
Corporate partners bring huge volunteers to Auburn Gresham'in Saugus!
2023 BE KIND TO YOUR MIND MENTAL HEALTH FAIR BRINGS PEACEFUL BEATS TO AG GARDEN!
2023 BE KIND TO YOUR MIND MENTAL HEALTH FAIR
Community Grand Rounds: How does research impact communities of color?
Community Grand Rounds: How does research impact communities of color? Thursday, May 25th at 6:00pm!
South Shore Artist Dorian Sylvain Bringing Huge Afrocentric Mural To Auburn Gresham’s 79th Street
he mural aims to capture the essence of Auburn Gresham, and neighbors can pitch in to help on a July 23 community day.
Auburn Gresham GOLD Camp 2023 Registration is Open!
AG GOLD Camp 2023 Registration is Open! Registion table at the AG Healthy Lifestyle Hub (839 W. 79th Street), Monday through Fridays. Cost only $25 for first camper and $5 for each additional camper…
Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Shark Tank Business Plan Winners!
Congratulations to our Auburn Gresham Small Business Plan Shark Tank 2023 winners!
Betty Jo Swanson, GAGDC board member and beloved resident of the Auburn Gresham made her transition
It is with a heavy heart to announce that GAGDC’s Vice Chair Betty Swanson made her transition, Friday, January 20, 2023.
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving from GAGDC!
Mayor Lightfoot's 3-Year INVEST South/West Anniversary!
We are proud of all that we have accomplished, together, over the past 3 years, with Invest South/West. Check out the celebration video.
Warming Up Auburn Gresham Halloween Bash and Coat Drive 10/29 @1pm
Today, October 29th, Free "Halloween Bash"and coat giveaway for the community. Please bring yong people out to enjoy treats and neighbors! 7938 S Halsted (Save-A-Lot parking lot), starts at 1pm! All…
Congratulations to Our CEO, A 2022 Crain's Chicago Notable Black Leader and Executive!
Congratulations to Our CEO, A 2022 Crain's Chicago Notable Black Leaders and Executives!
We're Hiring More Community Program Managers!
We'hiring, check out the details and reach out if there is interest!
16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL SEPTEMBER 10, 2022  10AM - 8PM
Join Us for the 16TH ANNUAL RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL ♦ SEPTEMBER 10, 2022 10AM - 8PM!
INVEST South/West Auburn Gresham Artist-in-Residence Closing Out the Summer with a Bang!
Colors of Community, Dorian Sylvain's capstone project as Artist-in-Residence for Auburn Gresham with the city's INVEST South/West initiative, unveiling and dedication, Saturday, August 13th.
ComEd Extends Deadline for Nonprofits to Apply for $1.8 Million in Grants to Support Climate-Friendly Programs
ComEd Extends Deadline for Nonprofits to Apply for $1.8 Million in Grants to Support Climate-Friendly Programs
Illinois’ sales tax holiday on back-to-school gear starts Friday
Shoppers in Illinois looking to stock up on school supplies, clothing and other back-to-school gear can look forward to saving a bit on sales tax starting Friday, August 5 - August 14, 2022.
Rapid Info / Resource Call-in Line | Every Wednesday and Friday at 6PM | Call 551-241-6209
Please update your records, the new Rapid Info Response Line phone nmber is 551-241-6209. Dial in for community updates every Wednesday and Friday at 6pm. All are welcome to listen in!
Searching for solutions to gun violence: Health Lifestyle Hub planned for Auburn Gresham
CHICAGO (CBS) – This September, the Healthy Lifestyle Hub will fully open its doors in the Auburn Gresham community.

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