SilentParty  ArtLounge  PopupPaintBar  Social-scape  RelaxationStation  HouseMusic PhotoBooth  GiantYardGames  MobileEats Southeast Chicago Chamber and SSA #50 demonstrate how we transform available spaces into pop-up, urban experiences by combining the talents of Chicago’s most creative minds to feature art, music, and so much more as a means of attracting people and investment to the Calumet Heights – Avalon Park communities of […]

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It was a beautiful day to shred! God blessed us with bright sunshine, a locale, a shredder, and a long line of residents who arrive before 9:30 am for the Southeast Chicago Chamber of Commerce and SSA #50’s community shred day held on May 13, 2017 from 10am to 1pm in Calumet Heights. Special thanks to […]

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SilentDanceParty ArtLounge  PaintBar SnapchatStation CommunityBoard HouseMusic PhotoBooth GiantYardGames Drinks MobileEats Southeast Chicago Chamber and SSA #50 demonstrate how we transform available spaces into pop-up, urban experiences by combining the talents of Chicago’s most creative minds to feature art, music, and so much more as a means of attracting people and investment to the Calumet Heights – Avalon Park communities of Chicago. Through Chicago’s public art initiative, […]

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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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