These free health screening events are scheduled for: July 7 & 8 at the CVS location- 4051 North Lincoln Avenue or July 9 & 10 at the CVS location - 1211 Roosevelt Avenue.



Apply to a free After School Matters program and thrive! Learn how to use a 3D printer, produce your own music, blow glass, kick-start your culinary Instagram account, urban design with Chicago in mind, and more! For more information please visit:


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Please see the below job announcement from the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshall seeking an Agency Diversity Officer - Hispanic Liaison in its Chicago office. The job description is below, with additional information at the link for the job.


Note: DO NOT APPLY ONLINE - CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 19, 2022.

Closing Date 5/19/22

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as a representative of the OSFM by serving as a statewide bilingual liaison to other agencies, Interest groups, local governments, committees, and workgroups to facilitate implementation of the agency's programs and policies in conjunction with the agency Public Information Officer (PIO) and Fire Service Outreach Coordinator.
  2. Serves as the Agency Diversity Officer and Outreach Advisor for the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM).
  3. Formulates, establishes, designs, and implements minority education and outreach programs.
  4. Conducts community relations for fire prevention issues affecting statewide communities.
  5. Acts on behalf of the State Fire Marshal researching, planning, and executing the agency bilingual public participation needs.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college.
  2. Requires prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.
  3. Requires the ability to speak, read, and write Spanish at a colloquial level.

Specialized Skills: Requires three (3) years of experience coordinating and facilitating minority outreach program(s).


The Illinois Manufacturers' Association (IMA) is in the midst of its third annual contest: Makers' Madness: The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois, presented by Comcast Business. This fun contest highlights outstanding Illinois companies, great jobs, and the fantastic products made in our state. This year, over 400 outstanding products were nominated from across Illinois.

For the past several weeks, at, almost 110,000 votes have been cast to identify this year's top 16 finalists. These 16 products will now compete in several rounds of bracketed, head-to-head voting, narrowing the field first to eight, and then to four, until finally, on April 27, a champion will be crowned as The Coolest Thing Made in Illinois for 2022.

One of these 16 finalists is made in the 5th District: Rapid Freeze Flake Ice Maker - 1000 - RLE by Howe Corp in Chicago. Click here to vote!


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