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The latest news and hot topics impacting our local south side communities.

Urban Health Initiative on WVON Radio
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: Dr. Doriane C. Miller hosts..."African Diaspora Today" on Saturday, October 5, 2013 WVON radio, 1690 AM from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Call WVON at 773- 591-1690 and join the discussion with Dr. Miller and her guests.


Congressman Rush Sheds Light on Affordable Care Act
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Letter from Congressman Bobby L. Rush, 1st District Illinois: Key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were initiated, October 1, 2013. This is of particular importance to business owners because as you know, under the Affordable Care Act, all employers must provide notification to their employees about the new Health Insurance Marketplace by October 1st and to each new employee at the time of hire beginning October I , 2013, regardless of part-time or full-time status.


$40 Million Campaign for Stronger Neighborhoods
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

LISC Chicago announced its new Campaign for Stronger Neighborhoods, fundraising $40 million over the next three years. On Tuesday, September 24, 2013, Executive Director Susana Vasquez shared the vision of the 30-year old organization with a large supporting audience at Little Black Pearl.


Free Job Training as Building Analyst
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

As the entry-level credential for home energy auditors, BPI BA Certification can improve a worker’s employability and help expand a company’s business services to its customers. RECRUITMENT IS UNDERWAY NOW for classes starting in October 2013.


Bronzeville Nights: A Fun Finale
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: Bronzeville Nights is a free event series pairing local arts, culture and entertainment in some of the Bronzeville area's best businesses. Wednesday, September 28th is the finale, featuring a host of businesses along 47th Street, as well as new partners Active Transportation Alliance and Bronzeville Bikes.


WBDC Small Business Risk Education
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: The Women’s Business Development Center, The Travelers Companies, Inc. and Accion present… Small Business Risk Education on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 5 pm – 8:30 pm at the AKArama Foundation (6220 South Ingleside).


Chicago's Lakeside Festival Planned for October
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Chicago's Lakeside Festival is October 26, 2013. Governor Quinn, Mayor Emanuel, Congresswoman Kelly, Alderman Pope, Alderman Holmes, the City of Chicago and the Chicago Lakeside Development invite you to celebrate the start of Chicago’s next mark on History with the Grand Opening of the newly extended South Lake Shore Drive.


George Rumsey Picks Event Favorites for Fall
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENTS: The annual Hyde Park Garden Fair Fall Bulb and Mum Sale returns to the Hyde Park Shopping Center on Saturday, September 21. Rain or shine, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. | The residents and board of DARE (Disabled Adults Residential Enterprises, at 55th and Cornell) are sponsoring a Fall Flea Market on Saturday, September 28, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. | The 59th annual Hyde Park Used Book Sale is scheduled this year for Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 12-13-14.


Washington Park Quality of Life Conversation
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: Washington Park Neighborhood Meeting will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 from 10 - 11 am at the Washington Park Arts Incubator. This is a great opportunity for neighbors to hear the latest developments and actions by the University to improve the quality of life in the community.


The Healthcare Movie Shocks the System
Sep 2013 | CEI Media Group

EVENT: The Drive for Universal Healthcare is sponsoring a showing and discussion of The Healthcare Movie showing Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:00pm at Little Black Pearl - 1060 E 47th Street - #Chicago