Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Join Your Neighbors this Saturday! Create and Convene: Envisioning & Planning the Community for our Future

Forward Chicago (www.forwardchicago.org) will be holding an event this Saturday, Feb 2 from 1 - 3 at Ravenswood United Church of Christ,
2050 W. Pensacola (entrance is on the east side of the building).

At this participatory event, community members will come together and create a blueprint for aging in our community. All are invited and we will have small groups working together to define what will make our community the best for us as we age, together.

You might be wondering - who should come to this event? Well, remember we all age every day. Most of have the goal of aging at home, and remaining in the setting of our choice. We have such a wonderful community filled with remarkable assets, kind people who what to do good and support their neighbors, fantastic non-profit organizations, a rich arts community, and great local businesses - no wonder people want to stay.

You might consider coming if you are:
- a resident wanting to remain in our community as you age,
- a volunteer looking for some good opportunities to participate in a community-driven, grassroots initiative,
- a local business who wants to make sure they reach all of our residents (did you know that older residents tend to shop locally?)
- People who want to participate in growing a community for all ages and continuing to make our neighborhood the best it can be
- A leader looking for a new challenge

Join us. It will be fun, informative, and an excellent experience.

Forward Chicago

Monday, January 14, 2013

Chappell School Tour Tuesday, January 15th! More dates in February, March and April

The next Chappell School tour is 
Tuesday January 15th (Tomorrow!) at 4:30PM.

Call Chappell and leave a message that you are coming at 773-534-2390
Enter at the main doors on 2135 W Foster Ave.

Next Tour Dates

February 5th at 1:30P
March 5th (time TBA)
April 2nd at 4:15P

Call the school with any questions or feel free to email me Eric Rojas, Parent Representative on the Local School Council
[email protected]
Jackie Herigodt, President of Friends of Chappell
[email protected]

Come and see why Chappell and it Principal Joe Peila are award winning and a true success story.


Friday, January 11, 2013

Winnemac Park on a Sunny, Warm, Winter Afternoon

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