2 hours ago

You have 3 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

9 hours ago

9 hours ago

  • Reading Our Way to College

    Ms. Logan is asking for $704.00:
    My students need a nonfiction leveled library to help them improve their exposure to different genres. This will in turn help improve their comprehension.
    Dvorak Tech Academy Elementary School Comment

26 hours ago

You have 1 new neighbor in your followed places, including…

32 hours ago

43 hours ago

Sunshine Gospel Ministries is Looking to Groom 40 Entrepreneurs for its Small Business Academy

I got the following information from Shelby Parchman:

Community Business Academy is accepting applicants for Business Training.

The highlights of this program for participants and graduates include:

1) 12 weeks of Entrepreneurship Training
2) Practical Experience in our Small Business Lab (Simulates running a small business)
3) Exclusive access to our network of business leaders for guidance and mentorship
4) Free to low cost services for legal, accounting, marketing, and finance (payments for these services are subsidized by our funders).

They are looking to fill a total of 40 slots for sessions on the west side and south side. Check out the flyer for more information.

2 days ago

You have 1 new neighbor in your followed places, including…

2 days ago

2 days ago

3 days ago

Jul 11

Updated 5 days ago

Register for the Monroe Foundation Small Business Boot Camp

The Monroe Foundation will sponsor an 8-week Small Business Boot Camp, beginning Wednesday, September 10, and ending October 29, 2014. The classes will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Dawson Tech, Industry Computer Lab, 3901 South State Street in Chicago. The instructors will be Stacey Woods, a financial coach with the North Lawndale Employment Network, and Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development.

The Monroe Foundation Small Business Boot Camp will arm you with the tools you...

Read full message…

The Monroe Foundation will sponsor an 8-week Small Business Boot Camp, beginning Wednesday, September 10, and ending October 29, 2014. The classes will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Dawson Tech, Industry Computer Lab, 3901 South State Street in Chicago. The instructors will be Stacey Woods, a financial coach with the North Lawndale Employment Network, and Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development.

The Monroe Foundation Small Business Boot Camp will arm you with the tools you need to move your business startup to the next level. We will show you how to start a new business and help you avoid some of the common landmines that await new entrepreneurs. You will

- Assess your readiness to obtain personal and business financing and start a new business
- Learn how to improve your credit score
- Learn the pros and cons of various legal structures for your business
- Understand the state and local business licensing and regulatory processes
- Learn how to navigate important federal, state and local websites for filings, registration and certification
- Prepare a business plan in a format that is generally accepted by banks and investment companies
- Understand basic record keeping and maintaining compliance
- Have access to up to 15 hours group technical assistance outside of the normal class schedule

Upon completion of all 8 weeks of the boot camp, you will receive a certificate of completion and be reimbursed for the first month of your subscription to LivePlan business planning software to complete your business plan.

Eligibility

- Start up business
- Individual/Entrepreneur
- A Small Business owner (under $ 50,000 yearly)
- Business Must Be Located in Any of the Target Communities of Englewood/North Lawndale/West Englewood/Woodlawn/Washington Park/Austin/South Shore/Chatham/Maywood/Bellwood

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1RCdtKVWtXsbewORzA5B9Z6Y8jTHboiZmp8VdwmBUvl4/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link

  • Valerie F. Leonard Lawndale Community Builder and Policy Analyst

    Please note that I will not be facilitating workshops for the Monroe Foundation's Small Business Boot Camp this fall. If you are still interested in the program, contact Otis Monroe directly at 773-315-9720.

5 days ago

You have 0 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

5 days ago

5 days ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    REMOVE EXISTING ELECTRICAL OUTLETS, LIGHT FIXTURES AND SWITCHES. INSTALL NEW LIGHT FIXTURES, SWITCHES AND DUPLEX OUTLETS FOR ALL THREE APARTMENTS. ONLY.

    1528 S. Lawndale Ave. Issued July 24, 2014 Comment

5 days ago

6 days ago

Jul 23

You have 3 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

Jul 23

Jul 23

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Classroom Rug!

    Ms. Standiford is asking for $512.29:
    My students need a classroom rug to sit on during read-alouds and instruction!
    Dvorak Tech Academy Elementary School Comment
  • Reading Is FUNdamental!

    Ms. Ohannes is asking for $461.60:
    My students need a first book for the new school year. The Giver is a 1994 Newbery Medal award winner and part of most middle school libraries.
    Dvorak Tech Academy Elementary School Comment
  • Building Mathematicians!

    Ms. Jones is asking for $190.52:
    My students need Megna-Tiles to help them explore shapes, lights, patterns, colors, and build fine motor skills. This will help to build their foundational math skills.
    Herzl Elementary School Comment
  • Library For My Classroom

    Ms. Alekic is asking for $316.96:
    My students need this classroom library- with 3-shelf shelving, a Chicago Bears floor mat, and bean bag chairs to be that place where they can learn, relax, and dream of a brighter future and escape the rough life of Chicago.
    Dvorak Tech Academy Elementary School Comment

Jul 19

You have 3 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

Jul 18

Jul 18

You have 2 new neighbors in your followed places, including…

Jul 17

You have 1 new neighbor in your followed places, including…

Jul 17

About

EveryBlock collects 28 types of news in Chicago — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 3745-3773 W. Douglas Blvd.

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Shinda Williams Norm Rixter Truly Gannon ZL  Electric  Servives Jay Bezel Johnny Brownlee Andre duncan Candace Sinc Cindia Quinones Lashawnda Henderson

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address

3745-3773 W. Douglas Blvd.