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City of Chicago Refuse and Recycling Holiday Schedule

Please note these important changes to the refuse and recycling schedule due to the Monday, May 29 Memorial Day holiday.  All city-collected refuse will be serviced Tuesday through Friday next week. Residents should ensure all black refuse carts are accessible throughout the week of collection, not solely on their regular day of collection.

Southside Memorial Day Parade On May 29th

17th Ward Alderman David Moore Invites you to join us for the Southside Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Parade Step off, 11:00 a.m. Wreath Ceremony on the grounds of at St. Leo’s Residence for Veterans. Parade Lineup begins at 9am at St. Leo’s Residence for Veterans, 7750 S. Emerald Ave. Let's join in this community celebration to honor our Veterans!

Chicago! Memorial Day Isn't Just A Break From Work

Celebrate the holiday by remembering our fallen soldiers, remembering residents who lost their lives for our peace and by acting to make America better. Celebrate by making our neighborhoods better. Little known fact, 80% of us are exhibiting Peace in our Auburn Gresham streets. As you celebrate the fallen, focus on this fact, celebrate the fallen and Peace, Monday, May 26, 2014, and every day.

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