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Build on 79th Street, GAGDC'S 1st Annual Fundraiser ReceptionBuild on 79th Street, GAGDC'S 1st Annual Fundraiser Reception

Business Events, Community Events, CAN TV Programs—The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation presents "BUILD ON 79th STREET" A Jazz and Champagne-Infused Reception The reception… Continue

To Celebrate 15 Years, The Total Look Beauty Salon Gives Back by Paying it Forward For 100 Prom-goers On May 6thTo Celebrate 15 Years, The Total Look Beauty Salon Gives Back by Paying it Forward For 100 Prom-goers On May 6th

Business News, CAN TV, Community Highlights—Auburn-Gresham hair salon owner celebrates 15th anniversary with free hair appointments for neighborhood high school seniors, on May 6th. The good news is the community can make a pledge to help!

April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!

Business News, Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—It was a wonderful day in the neighborhood” on Saturday, April 1st , 2017 in Auburn-Gresham at the Breakfast & Blues for Seniors event held at the Naomi and Sylvester Smith Senior Living… Continue

Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?

Business News—Seventeen years ago in Beverly, Greg Fischer opened Wild Blossom Meadery, Illinois's very first mead-producing facility. Given Chicagoans' love of craft beer and hard cider, he can't figure out why… Continue

Cook 8th-Grader Aces CPS Selective-Enrollment Test, Earns Maximum ScoreCook 8th-Grader Aces CPS Selective-Enrollment Test, Earns Maximum Score

City of Chicago, CAN TV, Community Highlights, Education Initiatives—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… Continue

Learn About Lead Contamination in Auburn Gresham

Trainings and Workshops—Want to learn more about lead in your community? We're partnering with the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation to share how you can reduce lead in your home, stay informed and keep your… Continue

Orland Square Mall Receives $167,000 Energy Efficiency Incentive from ComEd for UpgradesOrland Square Mall Receives $167,000 Energy Efficiency Incentive from ComEd for Upgrades

Business News, Community Highlights—Orland Square Mall energy efficient upgrades results in 1,114,033 kWh savings, enough to power 121 homes with electricity for a year.

Youth Peace Summit

Community Events—The BRAVE Youth Leaders of St. Sabina and Perspectives High School are partnering to host a youth peace summit at IIT. The summit aims to center the youth voice on the topic of violence prevention… Continue

Hoops for Peace

Community Events—A 5-on-5 basketball tournament for youth ages 10-21 years old. The tournament provides a safe environment for youth from the community to engage in friendly competition and showcase their athletic… Continue

Youth Unity Rally & Peace March

Community Events—A youth-led rally and march to kick off Memorial Day weekend by sending a message of community unity and peace. The rally and march will include youth from elementary and high schools across Auburn… Continue

New Report Identifies Ways That Communities Can Advance Health EquityNew Report Identifies Ways That Communities Can Advance Health Equity

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Healthcare/Health Resources—Communities can have a powerful impact on the health of its residents. Attached is some great resources to help promote Healthy Chicago 2.0 work around health equity.

FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!

City of Chicago, Business News, Business Resource Network (FREE), CAN TV, Government Resources and Services—The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop… Continue

Summer Enrichment Program for 10th-11th Grade Minority Female StudentsSummer Enrichment Program for 10th-11th Grade Minority Female Students

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Education Initiatives—Give a high school student a leadership advantage for the future. Sponsor a minority female 10th or 11th grader this summer for " At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy."

Show Your TalentShow Your Talent

Community Events—A youth talent showcase with acts centered around promoting peace. The showcase will include talents of all kind with youth ages 21 and younger.

The Auburn Gresham Portal is part of the Southwest Smart Communities Initiative, a collaboration among Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn, and Englewood. Learn more about how we are Digitally and Socially Linking our Communities (DSL).

Upcoming events

Apr 25 Youth Peace Summit
9:30 am–5 pm
May 12 Hoops for Peace
5–9 pm
May 13 Hoops for Peace
12–4 pm
May 18 Show Your Talent
6–8 pm
May 25 Application Now Open for 2017 Spring Health Fair "On the Block"
10 am–2 pm

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