Belting Elementary Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Belting Elementary Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Today, Belding Elementary hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new auditorium. After more than six years of advocating for the improved auditorium, I was pleased to be able to join parents, staff, and students to celebrate this accomplishment. The new auditorium will allow the performance arts at Belding to continue to thrive and provide students with the diverse and well-rounded education that they need to succeed. I would like to thank Belding staff and parents for their advocacy efforts in helping bring this dream …

Read More »

Fish mans Bottle Shop Grand Opening

Fish mans Bottle Shop Grand Opening

https://www.facebook.com/events/173149489930790/

4054- 4060 N Milwaukee
Chicago, Illinois 60641

(773) 545-0123

Read More »

Grand Gateway Groundbreaking Ceremony

Grand Gateway Groundbreaking Ceremony

Construction of the Residences at Jefferson Park, 5201 W. Lawrence, has begun. I hope you will join us a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, November 17, at 11:00 am.

This is an opportunity to thank all of the many stakeholders who helped guide us to a final plan and design. This development is the first major step in ushering in the revitalization of the Jefferson Park business corridor.

Kid Friendly

Read More »

Joined Hands Food Pantry Thanksgiving Dinner Fundraising

Joined Hands Food Pantry Thanksgiving Dinner Fundraising

The Joined Hands Food Pantry has been serving the Northwest Side for more than a decade, in conjunction with St. John’s Lutheran Church and School, Our Lady of Victory Parish, the Greater Chicago Food Depository, and the St Vincent dePaul Society.

Their pantry provides more than 150 families with food every week throughout the year. They also aid other pantries in the area, and they usually host a Thanksgiving Dinner open to everyone.

This year, for the first time, Joined Hands needs your help to make the …

Read More »

2017-2018 Emergency Heating Repair Program Now Open

2017-2018 Emergency Heating Repair Program Now Open

The 2017-2018 Emergency Heating Repair Program is now open. It will remain open through March 30, 2018, or until funds are exhausted.

Eligible properties must be located in Chicago, habitable, owner-occupied, and not at risk of foreclosure. This is a one-time service program for single-family, one to four units, and owner-occupied properties located in the city of Chicago. Any owner-occupied property that has received this service in the past will be ineligible to receive service again.

Households earning 80% or less of the Area Median Income (AMI) …

Read More »

Help a Hitch Student in Their Battle Against a Brain Tumor

Help a Hitch Student in Their Battle Against a Brain Tumor

Amar is a sixth-grade student at Hitch Elementary school who enjoys basketball, comedy, and wants to be an engineer when he grows up. In May, Amar and his family received devastating news that he is suffering from a brain tumor on the lower part of his brain and along his entire spine, causing painful headaches and threatening his life.

His family found a specialist treatment facility in Texas that drastically increases his chances of overcoming this massive tumor and eventually returning home to Chicago where he can …

Read More »

Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Insurance Opens November 1

Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Insurance Opens November 1

2018 enrollment for insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act opens on Wednesday, November 1.

2018 open enrollment is shorter than in previous years, so it’s important to act quickly. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get 2018 coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

You can preview 2018 plans and prices now, and complete your enrollment beginning November 1.

For more information on open enrollment, important deadlines, and plans and prices, visit the Affordable Care Act website.

Read More »

PB45 Results are in!

PB45 Results are in!

Top Votes for PB45

Read More »

Apply to Become a Police Officer

Apply to Become a Police Officer

Are you looking to have a meaningful impact on your community? Becoming a police officer provides more than a great source of income, it also provides a great source of pride.

Now through October 16, the Chicago Police Department is accepting applications for those interested in making a lasting difference in their community. The Chicago Police Department offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Interested applicants must be 20 years old by December 31, 2017. If you’re interested, fill out a quick application at the Chicago Police Department’s website by October 16. The …

Read More »

Learn About This Year’s Participatory Budgeting Ballot Items, Vote Beginning October 16

Learn About This Year’s Participatory Budgeting Ballot Items, Vote Beginning October 16

In the spring, residents offered their ideas for this year’s ballot during five different neighborhood assemblies. Volunteer community representatives have been working hard since then to develop 15 projects for the 2018 ballot.

Community representatives and staff members will be at the Jefferson Park Sunday Market this Sunday, October 8, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pmat Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long, to let people know about the different projects on this year’s ballot.

Unable to attend the market? No problem! You can also view all the ballot items on the PB45 website. 45th Ward …

Read More »