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

Open House Chicago: Hyde Park Trolley Schedule
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: Hyde Park Open House Chicago Trolley Pick Up and Drop Off Schedule for October 19 & 20, 2013. The Open House Chicago Trolley has been provided by the University Of Chicago Office Of Civic Engagement. Ride the trolley (for free) to your next site destination.

Forum on Lake & Hyde Park Taxes
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: Saturday, October, 19, 2013 at 10:00 am Board of Review Commissioner Larry R. Rogers, Jr. and 20th Ward Alderman Willie Cochran present Property Tax Assessment Valuation Forum for Lake & Hyde Park Township. The forum will be held at Chicago Theological Seminary 1407 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

Historic Rosenwald Rehab is Approved
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

The long awaited rehabilitation of the historic Rosenwald Building located at 4600 South Michigan Avenue in the 3rdWard moved closer to reality with the passage of an ordinance authorizing the use of $25 million in tax increment financing (TIF) funds and $58.6 million in loans at the Finance Committee meeting of October 11, 2013.

Open House Chicago Tours in Hyde Park
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) would like to invite you to participate in Open House Chicago on Saturday, October 19, 2013 and Sunday, October 20, 2013. The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago (OHC) free public event offers behind-the-scenes access to over 150 buildings across Chicago. #HydePark

Chicago A Cappella: Virtuosity, Intimacy, & Versatility
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: The Best of Chicago a cappella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration will take place Saturday, October 12, at 8:00 pm at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. in Chicago, IL

How Obamacare Affects Elderly & Uninsured
Oct 2013 | CEI Media Group

Event: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured is presented by the Center for Community Health and Vitality at the University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park Village, and Older Women's League on Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT) Chicago, IL.

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.