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ILLINOIS RENTAL PAYMENT PROGRAM DETAILS
The Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) can provide up to $25,000 in emergency rental assistance. Household must have experienced a financial hardship directly — or indirectly — due to the pandemic...

WEST CHICAGO JOINS REGIONAL TREE PLANTING INITIATIVE
West Chicago is joining the Plant Trees for Communities initiative to plant at least 340 new trees in the Chicago region in 2021 to build a healthier urban forest. The effort involving the seven-county Chicago region and all 50 City of Chicago wards is being spearheaded ...

A BRIDGE TO PHASE 5 - METRICS TO MOVE FORWARD
As more of our residents receive the COVID-19 vaccine, Illinois will operate with a metrics-based pathway toward the fifth and final phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan, in which all sectors of the economy reopen with businesses and recreation resuming normal...

SUNDAY BANDSHELL CONCERTS START JUNE 13
Cantigny’s popular summer concert series officially begins on June 13 with a performance by classic rock band VOYAGE, at 3 pm. The Sunday afternoon concerts at the Cantigny...

GOV. PRITZKER CONFIRMS ILLINOIS WILL ENTER BRIDGE PHAS OF REOPENING PLAN ON MAY 14TH
Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed today the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan tomorrow, Friday, May 14th. The Bridge Phase is the final step before the full reopening of ...

ILLINOIS IS MOVING TO BRIDGE PHASE ON FRIDAY MAY 14TH
The state has met the metrics to initiate the so-called “BRIDGE PHASE” – the phase between our current status and full opening - and will move to this phase on Friday, May ...

ECC TO HOST VIRTUAL GRADUATION CEREMONIES FOR MORE THAN 850 GRADUATES ON MAY 21 & MAY 22
Elgin Community College will hold three virtual ceremonies for the spring 2021 graduating classes. Students are assigned to the graduation ceremony based on the credential(s) earned. All ceremonies will stream ...

CITY OF WARRENVILLE - HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS NEWSLETTER
How many decisions do you make in a day? I suppose that would depend on the day, what activities you happen to be engaged in, your companions, your obligations, your immediate and long-term concerns and worries, your personality, and the level...

COVID-19 VACCINATION TAX CREDIT - WHITE HOUSE FACT SHEET - SMALL BUSINESS INITITATIVE
In its race to help Americans get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Biden administration announced a tax credit to help businesses give employees time off to get vaccinated...

MAYOR BRUMMEL'S FITNESS CHALLENGE - CITY OF WARRENVILLE
Mayor Brummel and the Warrenville Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission are again interested in motivating Warrenville residents to get fit! On Monday, May 3, 2021, the Mayor’s Fitness Challenge returns for its 10th year! This program is designed to ...

BEES TAKE FLIGHT AT THE KRUSE HOUSE GARDENS - CITY OF WEST CHICAGO
Shedding the feelings of isolation that many experienced during the year of the pandemic, twelve West Chicago Garden Club members emerged this spring like bees from a hive to reconnect over a community project that held the promise of excitement and fun...

2020 LIFESMARTS TEAM PLACES 7th IN NATIONAL COMPETITION
A year ago, the student team from West Chicago Community High School captured the 2020 Illinois state LifeSmarts title, earning the chance to compete for the national title at an event which was subsequently postponed due to ...

WEST CHICAGO'S CITYWIDE COLLECTION EVENT SCHEDULED!
West Chicago’s Citywide Collection Event is scheduled for the week of May 3 – 7, 2021 on the same day as customers’ regular garbage pickup day. It’s the annual City event that prompts residents to declutter the basement, home, and/or garage by providing a convenient ...

NUREMBERG AND THE MODERN LAWS OF WAR
The First Division Museum at Cantigny Park continues its acclaimed Date with History series with a virtual program about the Nuremberg trials, held 75 years ago following World War II. Guest speaker John M. Geiringer will put the event in historical context and discuss how it led to the laws of armed conflict that we .....

FIT CITY CHALLENGE KICKS-OFF IN WEST CHICAGO
Mayor Ruben Pineda announces the launch of the SparkAmerica Spring Fit City Challenge in West Chicago. The challenge is a free and friendly competition to encourage individuals to be physically active. It runs ...

DUPAGE COUNTY COMES TOGETHER FOR 100+ LOCAL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
DuPage County will come together to celebrate and support 100+ local nonprofit organizations. This 5-day online community fundraiser is an opportunity to create awareness for these amazing charities and send a resounding message of hope to our local nonprofit community. Join...

CANTIGNY PARK IN VIVID COLOR!
2021—Cantigny Park is well known for its colorful gardens and grounds, especially this time of year. Now, even colorblind visitors can more fully enjoy the experience. Cantigny is participating in the EnChroma...

WINDOW TO WEST CHICAGO - SPRING 2021
From Victory Gardens to Crisis Gardens, it‘s Gardening Reimagined. In times of crisis, history has shown that communities often band together to reach more localized self-reliance. Victory gardens, a war-time campaign during World War II to...

CANTIGNY PARK DEBUTS LITTLE FREE LIBRARY
Cantigny Park will soon have a new attraction, and it’s not a garden, a tank or museum exhibit. On Friday, May 7, the park plans to unveil a Free Little Library book exchange near the Red Oaks Farm playground...

U.S. CHAMBER PARTNERS WITH WHITE HOUSE TO FURTHER SUPPORT AMERICA'S BUSINESS COMMUNITY IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
Last week, the U.S. Chamber announced a new partnership with the White House, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and community and industry organizations across the country to ...

IMPORTANT COVID UPDATE WITH THE WEST CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY
The library is expanding its hours, making limited seating available, and making its in-person services available for walk-ins on a first-come, first-served basis starting April 12, 2021.? As always, masks are ...

WESTERN DUPAGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INVITES CHAMBER AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO VISIT SPAIN'S COSTA DEL SOL
The Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce has announced today that it will be visiting Spain’s stunning Costa del Sol on October 13, 2020, and is inviting chamber members, family and friends of chamber members to join them on this ...

GOVERNOR PRITZKER ANNOUNCES ROADMAP TO FULLY REOPEN STATE & INCREASED VACCINE DISTRIBUTION
Governor Pritzker announced this week that, starting April 12, 2021, all residents ages 16+ will be eligible to receive the COVID vaccine at state run sites. Such sites will include local health department...

Coalition Letter on the Build by the Fourth of July Campaign - U.S. Chamber of Commerce
We write to you, urging Congress to enact a fiscally and environmentally responsible infrastructure package that stimulates the economy and improves the quality of life for every American. It seems each Congress and every new Administration includes infrastructure as a top priority...

CHICAGOLAND BLUE STAR MOTHERS IL6 PRESENTS COOKING WITH CHEF ADRIAN
Join Classically French Trained Chef Adrian for a spring themed menu and fun follow along cooking demonstration on Thursday, April 22 at 5:30 PM (CDT). The 2 hour class will be held...

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