Thriving in a Changing Climate The climate is changing.  Already, northeastern Illinois is experiencing heavier rains, longer droughts, and more frequent heat waves due to rising average temperatures.  By 2050, our climate will differ from today’s in fundamental ways, forcing us to rethink the way we build infrastructure, neighborhoods, and cities.  How can we prepare […]

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Regional Stormwater Management Regulations   Public comments are being accepted through Friday, March 31, on proposed amendments to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD) Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO).  Comment by email (WMOComments@mwrd.org) or postal mail to Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Local Sewer Systems Section, 111 E. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60611. […]

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Checkout Bag Tax—2017! “A funny thing happened when the Chicago City Council tried to keep plastic grocery bags out of landfills by banning them. The bags didn’t go away — they just got thicker” (Chicago Tribune Editorial Board 2/3/17 11:42 A.M.) Southeast Chicago Chamber loves Mother Earth so much that we helped out the cause by […]

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From GREG MITCHELL, 7th Ward Alderman OPEN INTERVIEW EVENT: March 21-23, 2017 HEALTH AND WELLNESS ACTIVATION FESTIVAL: March 25, 2017 For more details, call 773.731.7777 or click on the link below. www.GregMitchell7thWard.org

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For a safer option during this year’s Halloween, put on your costume and head over to Southeast Chicago Chamber of Commerce’s TREAT ON 87th STREET located between the blocks of Blackstone and Jeffery on 87th Street on Halloween Day from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Using our safe Treat Map, you can stop by anyone of […]

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First Step to Excellence Health Care Training Academy, Ltd. (FSTE) is approved to operate by Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of  the Illinois Board of Higher Education pursuant to the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act of 201 (Public Act 97-650), Illinois Department of Public Health, National Health Careers Association and National Phlebotomy Continuing […]

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