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Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan Download A Copy Here!

The Auburn Gresham Quality of Life Plan 2017 has been published! Electronic copies of  can be downloaded now...

Taxes for Barbers and Beauticians

Whether you are a shop owner or a booth renter (independent contractor), you need to know your federal tax responsibilities...

FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!

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 call 312-744-2086. You also can register by emailing BACPoutreach@cityofchicago.org.All workshops are free and are located at the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection - City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, Room 805.

A Tradition of Being Non-Traditional

Maritza, a graduate of Greater West Town Wood Products Manufacturing Program, turns non-traditional skills into a great career, and looks ahead to growing her own business.

Updating Your Skills: Success for Nancy at Greater West Town

Proof positive that adult education works to get people working!  Read Nancy's story of success, in celebration of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.  Then call Greater West Town and start your own journey toward a career: 312-563-9570.

Put Your Summer to Work!

Greater West Town's Wood Products Manufacturing Training prepares individuals in 15 weeks for entry-level positions as skilled cabinetmaker apprentices, bench carpenters, machine operators, CNC operators, assemblers, solid surface counter fabricators. M-F, full time. Next class starts late June. Job Placement Services Included. Great careers start here!!!  Call 312-563-9570.

 

Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better

Graduate of Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving Program tells about overcoming skills deficits, lack of experience, and lack of opportunity, getting a job, advancing in his career, and starting to dream big…

SSA #32 July 17 Business Workshop Recap

The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation and Special Service Area #32 held a Business Workshop on July 17, 2014 to assist local businesses with getting their business online and learning about the Facade Enhancement Program. Contact Cheryl Johnson or Matt Madsen at (773) 723-3557 or visit 7903 S. Racine, Chicago, 60620, for updated information on services we provide to the business community.

Daughter-Mother Team Complete and Compete

Greater West Town’s Shipping & Receiving and Wood Products Manufacturing Programs get you the skills to compete in today’s job market. Read how a mother-daughter pair took advantage of this free opportunity.

Greater West Town: Connecting Successfully with the Woodworking Industry

Learn to build cabinets and furniture, operate woodworking machines including CNC, read blueprints, measure accurately, and start a career in the satisfying field of wood products manufacturing.  Study at Greater West Town, an agency that connects with industry.

Illinois Health Matters Sizes Up New Health Care Laws via New Multimedia Series Focused on Individuals and Small Businesses in Chicago

-- Video testimonials and articles depict real-life stories by individuals and small businesses living and working in Chicago’s South and West sides --