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2 days ago

5th year The Gift of Glamour Prom dress Drive and giveaway

It's almost our favorite time of year!!!! The time when we collect dresses for prom and then have a huge giveaway!!!! Some dresses are brand new and others worn once. All accessories are BRAND NEW and are free with all dresses. Kicks off February 1st!!!

Jan 08

Updated Jan 12

Yes, Yes, Mariano's Om South Shore

I would very much want them on 71st in Jeffery. Have lived in the area for over 50 yrs. There are stable people that would like to shop in our community, rather than drive a distance North or South.

  • Mr. Hassan I did go down the street for many years and shopped at Dominick's on 71st.for many years while they were here in the neighborhood and yes their food prices had become very high also I believe that is one reason why they were losing Business and closed. Because...

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    Mr. Hassan I did go down the street for many years and shopped at Dominick's on 71st.for many years while they were here in the neighborhood and yes their food prices had become very high also I believe that is one reason why they were losing Business and closed. Because people started shopping else where like Walmart and also food for less too get same brand of products but at less cost and I been shopping at food for less now for awhile since they haven't put a new food store in our area on 71st Jeffery I'm about 4 yrs or more now. So yes I go elsewhere now too shop and some times it can be very costly transportation wise but what else am I too do I don't care for jewels on 75th stony the store too small and crowded all time and everything thing also out stock and pick over and there prices are just ridiculous too high especially the fresh meat. Alda and save a lot is 👌 for some things. But when I really want food shopping for me and my family I go up on 87th and Danryan too Food for less and stock up for weeks on food for me and mine. And I never had a problem with any thing I ever bought there at all. I save money and get my money worth and my family stock up with food for weeks and they are feed well. So I would like too see a food for less store put there on 71st.jeffery.cause I believe they would get twice as much business there from this community then a Mariano's would but that's just my opinion. But no matter what any store replace there would be welcome and greatly appreciated and needed. Cause it been too long not having one there Now. 😃

  • Hassan Non

    @Clinette, I'm with you 100%, at this point any grocer would be welcomed. Karriems and Stop n Save supposed had come to this location but I don't know what happened. Maybe if Leslie ran the ward right we'd have had one by now

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Jan 04

Support NursingInspired| A Pre-Nursing mentorship and educational program for African American

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American. "

Dear Marynook residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
✔Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may...

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DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American. "

Dear Marynook residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
✔Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside of Greater Chicago Area or outside of Illinois)
✔Desire to pursue a career in nursing

WHAT THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR:
One (1) Pocket projector and (1) portable projector screen for educational programs/seminars to prepare students to apply to college and nursing school for private small groups, youth groups and at schools

HOW SOON THE FUNDS ARE NEEDED:
* $332.28 by January 4, 2018 (For January 7th educational program)

BACKGROUND:
Chicago, IL | Founded in 2017, NursingInspired is a mentorship and educational program for ethnically underrepresented moreover African American youth high school students & young adults that seek to pursue a higher education & nursing career.

I am currently working with several young adults that are taking their prerequisites. The goal is to guide them with individualized preparatory "care plans" in their nursing school applications as well as group educational sessions.

In time, I seek to reach out to collaborate with various African American youth organizations and schools throughout the Southside of Chicago with educational programs, events and exposure to area nursing schools and organizations.

Thankful and Warm Regards,

Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder
http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

SOURCE:
Minority Nurse (2015). Nursing Statistics. Retrieved from: http://minoritynurse.com/nursing-statistics/

    Click here to support Pre-Nursing|African American youth organized by Fallon Warm Heart Flowers
    NursingInspired Who will benefit : @ High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors @Young adults - Will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school *Live in Chicago *Identifies as African American or ethnically underrepresented ...
    https://www.gofundme.com

Jan 04

Jan 03

Support NursingInspired| A Pre-Nursing mentorship and educational program for African American youth

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American. "

Please support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
✔Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
✔Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside...

Read full message…

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American. "

Please support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
✔Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
✔Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside of Greater Chicago Area or outside of Illinois)
✔Desire to pursue a career in nursing

WHAT THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR:
👉🏾One (1) Pocket projector and (1) portable projector screen for educational programs/seminars to prepare students to apply to college and nursing school for private small groups, youth groups and at schools

💸HOW SOON THE FUNDS ARE NEEDED:
* $332.28 by January 4, 2018 (For January 7th educational program)

BACKGROUND:
Chicago, IL | Founded in 2017, NursingInspired is a mentorship and educational program for ethnically underrepresented moreover African American youth high school students & young adults that seek to pursue a higher education & nursing career. 👧🏿👦🏿👧🏾👦🏾👧🏽👦🏽🙄💭👩🏾‍⚕️👨🏾‍⚕️

I am currently working with several young adults that are taking their prerequisites. The goal is to guide them with individualized preparatory "care plans" in their nursing school applications as well as group educational sessions.

In time, I seek to reach out to collaborate with various African American youth organizations and schools throughout the Southside of Chicago with educational programs, events and exposure to area nursing schools and organizations.

Thankful and Warm Regards,

Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder
http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

SOURCE:
Minority Nurse (2015). Nursing Statistics. Retrieved from: http://minoritynurse.com/nursing-statistics/

    Click here to support Pre-Nursing|African American youth organized by Fallon Warm Heart Flowers
    NursingInspired Who will benefit : @ High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors @Young adults - Will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school *Live in Chicago *Identifies as African American or ethnically underrepresented ...
    https://www.gofundme.com

Jan 02

Man found dead in Avalon Park

Chicago police officers responded to a call of a person down in the 8100 block of South Stony Island Avenue about 8:50 p.m. and found the man outside, police said.

    Man found dead in Avalon Park
    A man was found dead Monday night in Avalon Park.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Dec 28

Warming Centers

If you know someone who may need shelter from the extreme temperatures, please visit the city’s Warming Centers.. For more information about the Centers you can call the 8th Ward Aldermanic Office 773-874-3300

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Dec 19

Police: South Side Man Sent ‘Lewd’ Texts To 15-Year-Old Girl

Gultney sent lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl, police said. He was arrested at 9:10 p.m. Friday in the 8100 block of South Blackstone.

    Police: South Side Man Sent 'Lewd' Texts To 15-Year-Old Girl
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A South Side man has been charged with sending lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl. Eric Gultney, 38, has been charged with a felony count of indecent solicitation/criminal sexual assault, according to Chicago Police. Gultney sent lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Dec 19

Police: South Side man sent 'lewd' texts to 15-year-old girl

...old girl, police said. He was arrested at 9:10 p.m. Friday in the 8100 block of South Blackstone.Gultney, who lives in the Avalon Park neighborhood, has been placed under electronic monitoring, according...

    Police: South Side man sent 'lewd' texts to 15-year-old girl
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A South Side man has been charged with sending lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl. Eric Gultney, 38, has been charged with a felony count of indecent solicitation/criminal sexual assault, according to Chicago Police. Gultney sent lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl, police said.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Dec 18

Greater Chatham Youth Photo Contest Results

We are pleased to announce the results of our first annual Youth Photo Contest:

In Third Place, for a prize of $100 is : Contestant #2

Our Second Place winner, receiving $250 : Contestant #3

and in First Place, for a prize of $500 is contestant #1!!!!

Let's all give a hearty round of virtual cheers to our three worthy submissions. If all participants would please contact Program Coordinator Ashley Casiello at 773-644-1451 ext. 403 or email ashley@greaterchathaminitiative.org to receive their awards.

Many thanks to everyone who voted and shared this event. And thank you to the Youth of Greater Chatham - YOU are what is truly beautiful in our neighborhood!

    The Greater Chatham Initiative
    Our mission is to strategically invest in the Chicago Communities of Chatham, Greater Grand Crossing, Avalon Park, and Auburn Gresham, so that they can re-emerge as communities of opportunities and choice.
    http://www.greaterchathaminitiative.org

Dec 18

Dec 16

  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    PROPOSED ARCHITECTURAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING, RENOVATION AND TWO PROPOSED FRAME DORMERS FOR A TWO STORY BRICK AND FRAME RESIDENCE AS PER PLANS CLASSIFICATION 3B - SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE**CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS- - SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS & AUDIT **

    8127 S. Dante Ave. Issued December 14, 2017 Comment

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Updated Dec 02

we need camera 80th coles asap

we need camera per channel 5 news i was on the news please respond asap

Nov 29

Nov 28

Hygiene Items Needed for Homeless Students

To donate the following items, please contact Danielle Richards @ 773-819-5029 or danielle@asechicago.org. Donation deadline is Tuesday, December 19th.

Body wash
Lotion
Toothbrushes
Toothpaste
Mouthwash
Deodorant (full-size preferred)
Bars of soap
Hand sanitizer
Socks
Body Spray
Gloves
Hats
Female hygiene products
Laundry soap

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