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FREE Kids Concerts with Classical Campers

Come join the Classical Campers at Marquette Park and Hamilton Park for a fun and interactive Kids Concert featuring the Project Inclusion String Quartet from Grant Park Music Festival! Learn all about melody, harmony, and rhythm as we explore what it means to be a music composer. Then, with the help of our musicians and educators, become a composer yourself as we write a piece together on the spot! 

Designed for kids aged 6-12, Classical Campers offers a memorable and accessible experience intended to spark curiosity and foster interest in classical music for future audiences. Program duration is about 45 minutes.

Englewood Summer Fest

Englewood Summer Fest Street Market/ Back to School event

July 28th 10am-6pm

Cubs Bat Kid Experience Marks Happy Ending After Injury

South Side Mom reminds parents that not all concussions are linked to sports

Advocate Trinity Hospital Acheives Gold Status in Stroke Care

American Heart Association recognizes Advocate Trinity's commitment to quality stroke care.


Local, homegrown nonprofit recruiting 650 professionals to mentor community college scholars

Secure an Ad for the Midnight Circus!

Are you a business owner, offer a service, have an event coming up or simply want to advertise your organization? Well here is an opportunity to support the Hamilton Park Advisory Council fundraising efforts by securing an ad in the Program Book! Over 15,000 people will see YOUR ad and a portion of these funds will support our PAC efforts! You can access the link to secure an ad, banner, or both here -!

Englewood Community Health Fair

COME OUT! On July 14th we are hosting our yearly Englewood Community Health Fair. There will be health screenings, entertainment, raffles and games. See flyer for info.

ComEd Honors Seven Local Diverse Suppliers at Annual Awards Celebration

CHICAGO (June 13, 2018) – Seven local companies owned and led by people of color and women were recognized for excellence in construction and professional services, environmental stewardship, community building, job creation, and more at ComEd’s third-annual Diverse Supplier Awards ceremony on Monday.    

In 2017, ComEd spent $711 million – 36 percent of its total supply chain spend – with diversity-certified suppliers, an increase from 33 percent of total supply chain expenditures in 2016. It established 111 new diversity-certified supplier relationships last year for a total of 478. In the past seven years, ComEd spent $3.3 billion with diversity-certified suppliers, providing new opportunities for African-American, Hispanic, Native American, veteran, and women-owned enterprises. Seventy-eight companies competed for the awards presented at the Palmer House Hilton Chicago. 

 “At ComEd, our commitment to diversity and inclusion extends to building strong communities,” said Terence R. Donnelly, president and COO, ComEd. “Since 2011, as a result of our smart grid investments and other initiatives to modernize our system, we have injected almost $12 billion of supply chain spend into the Illinois economy, including $3.3 billion in diverse supply chain spend. The awards recognize excellence within the growing diverse supplier community and its important role in the continued modernization of our electric system.”

 Reverend Booker Steven Vance, policy director for Faith in Place, a nonprofit that promotes healthy communities through education, was the keynote speaker. He emphasized the importance of looking holistically at the transformation sparked by the modernization of the region’s energy system. “Increasing access to renewable energy sources and creating clean energy jobs is one of the greatest opportunities of our time,” said Reverend Vance. “ComEd’s growing partnerships with diverse suppliers will ensure that communities throughout the region will benefit.”

 The 2018 ComEd Supplier Diversity Award Recognitions:


  • Overall Performance for Construction and Material Services:
    • Recognized: United Scrap Metal, Inc., Cicero, Ill., innovative recycling solutions.


  • Overall Performance for Professional Services:
  • Recognized: KDM Engineering, Chicago, engineering and telecommunications consulting.


  • Rising Star Award:
    • Recognized: Livewire Electrical Systems, Inc., Calumet Park, Ill., electrical contracting, safety inspections and construction.


  • Go Green Energy Sustainability Award:
    • Recognized: Zones, Inc., Carol Stream, Ill., IT hardware, software, and related services.


  • Diversity Advocacy Award:
    • Recognized: Meade, Inc., La Grange, Ill., design, construction, and maintenance of electrical power and natural gas distribution systems, and telecommunications technologies.


  • Community Partnership Award:
    • Recognized: MZI Group, Inc., Chicago, electrical and mechanical construction, energy infrastructure, design build, and facility services.


 Transformation Award:

  • Recognized: The Will Group, Chicago, lighting fixtures assembly and testing, system assessment, and pole manufacturing.


ComEd’s program to build a smart grid for northern Illinois and Chicago accounts for more than half of the supply chain investments since 2011. The bulk of the grid modernization work has been completed, and the company will install the last of more than 4 million smart meters this year, three years ahead of schedule. Digital upgrades to ComEd substations will continue through 2021 when the smart grid program will be completed.  


The stronger, more flexible smart grid supports the expansion of renewable energy sources enabled by the Future Energy Jobs Act, or FEJA, passed in 2016. FEJA also nearly doubles investments to help ComEd customers save money and energy and provides funds for workforce training programs, including solar installation, multicultural jobs programs, and craft apprenticeships delivered by the IBEW. 





Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with approximately 10 million customers. ComEd provides service to approximately 4 million customers across northern Illinois, or 70 percent of the state’s population. For more information visit, and connect with the company on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.








Can your back pain be treated at home?

Before you go head over heels for this at-home remedy, see if it’s right for you.

Englewood's 2018 Large Lot Program

The City's $1 Large Lot program is now open to applicants. Apply by July 2, 2018.

Nonprofit Utopia Launches on Mighty Networks to Develop the Next Generation of Ethical Leaders

(Chicago, Illinois, May 31, 2018) Nonprofit Utopia informally launched yesterday as a community of emerging nonprofit leaders, designed to provide a safe environment in which members can innovate, speak candidly about the issues and concerns they face on a daily basis, and share ideas and resources. Mighty Networks is a professional networking platform that provides a safe alternative to Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

Honoring Attorney Lewis Myers

Teamwork Englewood is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Attorney Lewis Myers. Attorney Myers was one of the founding board members, a friend and mentor to many. 

Wear Orange and Join RAGE for the Kick Off of So Fresh Saturdays at Sherwood Park - June 2nd!

The season for “So Fresh Saturdays” is here and R.A.G.E. is excited to announce that our 2018 summer park tour will launch on Saturday, June 2nd at Sherwood Park located 5701 S. Shields from 2pm-6pm.  For six years, R.A.G.E. has hosted “So Fresh Saturdays” as part of  Chicago’s larger Nights Out in the Parks effort. 

Is this the #1 secret to healthy weighty loss?

The key to shedding pounds may lie where you least expect it.

Time to Get FRESH Englewood – Apply for the Healthy Food Access Grant!

Whole Cities Foundation and the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) have partnered for a third year to increase healthy food access.  Nonprofit organizations serving Greater Englewood can now apply for a $2,000-$8,000 grant for projects that grow the local food system!

The Truth About Your Evening Nightcap
Having an after-work beer or an evening glass of wine to help de-stress and wind down may not be the best idea. Find out why.
Call for Artists for 2018 So Fresh Saturday Tour

Hit the Stage at So Fresh Saturdays this year! If you are a local artist, dance group, choir, poet or if you manage local artists, we would love for you to be a part of So Fresh Saturdays, hosted by the R.A.G.E - Resident Association of Greater Englewood!

Help Your Toddler Learn Words!

LEAP (Language Empowers All People), a Chicago-based non-profit organization has teamed up with researchers at Northwestern University's LEARN Lab to study a new mobile phone app for parents/caregivers. 

Spotlight: Mr. Robert Washington

Someone You Should Know

Mercy Home is here to help you and your child in need.

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is anticipating residential openings this summer for kids who are 11-16 years old and at risk.

Do you know a child who is struggling at home or in school? Have they faced difficult experiences, such as grief, loss, unstable living environments, or traumatic events? Mercy Home may be the solution.

ACCESS encourages churches and organizations to register for its 2018 Pin-A-Sister™/Examínate Comadre™ campaign

To address the disparities among women of color regarding deaths due to breast cancer, Access Community Health Network's hallmark, faith-based breast cancer outreach and awareness campaign seeks to bring education around early detection.  

Black Panther's Hidden Health Message?

Why you may want to emulate the hair care of the women in Marvel Studio's record-breaking megahit.

Advocate Trinity Hospital Receives Greenhealth Award

Hospital Honored for Excellence and Innovation in Health Care Sustainability

Advocate Trinity Hospital Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Hospital honors 55 volunteers for valuable contributions

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