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Family Fall Fest Presented by Liberty Bank
Saturday, October 10th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Liberty Bank for Savings for a fun family event featuring free pony rides and a petting zoo, face painting, and two live kid-friendly bands from The Old Town School of Folk Music. Family Fall Fest gives Logan Square neighbors of all ages a reason to celebrate the change of season and crisp fall air with a little outdoor fun.
City Lit Books "My Brooklyn Writer Friend" & "Does Not Love"
Saturday, October 10th 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
"My Brooklyn Writer Friend" by Greg Gerke and "Does Not Love" by James Tadd Adcox
City Lit Books "Music and Reading"
Tuesday, October 13th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
"Music and Reading": Ian Brennan and Bob Forrest
Casa Central Annual Awards Dinner
Thursday, Octrober 22nd 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Casa Central invites you to our 16th Annual Awards Dinner. Join us to imagine change, invest in opportunities and impact lives.
Merry Meows Open House and Holiday Bazaar at Harmony House
Saturday, November 14th, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Enjoy a winter brew at the Donation Beer Bar, visit with all the cats, shop for handcrafted, jewelry, crafts and gifts, Harmony House t-shirts and sweatshirts, the 2016 color calendar featuring the gorgeous cats of Harmony House, holiday decor, selections for everyone on your shopping list, fleece blankets, catnip pillows and mats, plus an incredible selection of homemade baked goods.
Big News From the Dill Pickle Food Cooperative
The search is up: we’re super-excited to announce our future home at 2746 N Milwaukee! 10,000 sq. ft. = full-service grocery + deli + beer&wine + community room. That means 35 new living-wage jobs, more dollars to local producers, and a growing capacity to meet our cooperative mission.
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"Felt" Featured in DNAinfo Logan Square Article
New fashion concepts in Logan Square.
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After you read the article, check out their unique clothing at 2317 N. Milwaukee Av.
1st Family Dental Fundraising for St. Jude Children's Hospital
Through December 31st 1st Family Dental will be donating $10.00 to St. Jude's Children's Hospital on behalf of every child who completes an exam and cleaning
During this back-to-school season, many students need to get their "school forms" as well, we give those free.
Help us reach our goal of donating $50.000. Our very own Tooth Fairy ?will visit the children of St. Jude and hand deliver messages of HOPE from our child patients!
Storytime Every Saturday at City Lit Books at 10:30 am
City Lit Books
Join us for the stories and songs! Children of all ages will have fun!
Every Day Food & Toiletries Drive Sponsored by the 14th Dist.
You can bring toiletries and non-perishable food items to the police station at 2150 N. California or contact: Gretchen Chavez, 14th District Community Policing, 312-744-1261 or email@example.com
City Lit Books Introduces "The Odyssey Program
City Lit Books
Introducing the ODYSSEY PROGRAM, our new Loyalty Program at City Lit Books!
We have been overwhelmed and so grateful for the tremendous support of City Lit Books. We love seeing so many of you on a regular basis and helping you find your next adventure. We want to thank our customers who are avid readers and choose to buy their books from us. The Odyssey Program rewards you for doing the thing you love, and for supporting a local independent bookstore. For every $200.00 you spend on books, City Lit will give you a $20.00 certificate to treat yourself to anything in the store. Just register with us at the front desk, and we will track each of your purchases and let you know when you have reached $200.00. No cards or tracking for you to worry about.
Thank you so much for your continued support!
About Us and How to Contact Us
In October, 2005 Logan Square Chamber of Commerce adopted its current name and affirmed its service area boundaries of Diversey Ave., Western Ave., Armitage Ave. and Pulaski Rd. We are a 501(c)6 non-profit organization of business members located within the service area.
Previously, we operated as the Fullerton Ave. Chamber of Commerce and worked primarily with businesses along Fullerton Ave. Highlights of this period included receiving delegate agency funding through the City of Chicago, hiring staff and supporting the Taste of Logan Square Festival.
The Fullerton Ave. Chamber was the historical successor of the Fullerton Avenue Merchants Association, organized in the late 1970's which was known for its yearly Santa Claus Parade.
Logan Square Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors
Small Business Center Website
Preview the Small Business Center website, a one-stop destination for small business owners and entrepreneurs, for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources available to small businesses in Chicago. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Logan Square Aldermen
Monthly Business Education Workshops
In the opinion of the Logan Square Chamber this is the most effective investment in time any small business or entrepreneur can make.
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops will vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located at 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Room 805, Chicago, IL 60602. Facebook facebook.com/ChicagoBACP?fref=nf
BACP is also offering a program designed to give business owners the essential elements in starting and growing a business.
* Attend nine workshops at BACP and earn a Business Start-Up Certificate.
For more information or to register for a workshop call 312-744-5344. or download calendar:
Commercial Real Estate Locator
Commercial Real Estate available for lease or for sale in Logan Square.
Please try visiting the City of Chicago's new Site Selector online program:
Commercial property owners in Logan Square, please submit available spaces by e-mailing: email@example.com
"Save the Dates" for 2015 City Festivals/Events
"Food Truck Fests" Underway in the Loop
For more information and a full schedule click here
The event is free and open to the public to attend. Food truck owners who want to participate can contact DavidStaudacher@cityofchicago.org.
Chicago Park District Program Sign-up
Summer and Fall Festivals are Coming!
October 1 - November 15: Chicago Artists Month
October 4-12: Fashion Focus CHICago
For more Halloween Happenings click here
Visit cityofchicago.org/dcasefor more information and more special events in 2015! All dates are subject to change.
EMT Training Class for Women (Tuition Free)
An EMT is an Emergency Medical Technician. These are the first responders who’s duty it is to assess, stabilize and transport patients in a medical emergency. To qualify you must be:
Employment Opportunities With the Chicago Housing Authority
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BRIGHT FUTURE: CPD & CFD Recruiting / Info Sessions
Those with sophomore students in high school considering careers of service in the Chicago Police or Fire Departments are encouraged to attend one of several recruitment and information sessions for the Class of 2017 coming up in the next few months.
AT&T is Now Hiring Sales Consultants
JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE CITY
Bilingual Employees Needed at O'Hare
The Census Bureau's Chicago Regional Office is currently seeking Field Representatives in Cook County to interview respondents.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has job openings available. If you would like to see the job listings and want more information, please click here.
Scam and Fraud Alerts
MasterCard Phone Scam Hits Northern Illinois
Many consumers in Northern Illinois are reporting that they are receiving automated messages stating that their MasterCard has been compromised. The consumer is instructed to call and verify their information in order to get a new card. The Better Business Bureau warns that if an automated system calls asking for credit card information it is probably a scam. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is offering tips on what consumers need to know to protect themselves. If you should receive one of these calls you should: Not return a call from a pre-recorded message. If speaking to a live "operator" ask for his/or her name, department and extension. Then hang up call the number on the back of your card and ask for that person. Never provide personal or financial information to someone you do not know. Feel free to just hang-up. Using the number on the back of your card or on your statement call the credit card company that issued your card if you have security questions or concerns.
FRAUD ALERT: Warning for Property Owners in Cook County
The Cook County Recorder of Deeds encourages all property owners to sign up for notification every time paperwork is filed regarding their property.
ComED Phone Payment Scams
ComEd warns of individuals calling ComEd customers and falsely claiming their service will be disconnected unless payment is made. ComED will never call you to ask you for cash or request that you purchase a prepaid credit card to make a payment on your bill. If you have concerns about the status of your account, please call ComEd Customer Service at 800-334-7661. Visit comed.com/scamalert to learn more.
IRS Warns About Continuing Scam Phone Calls
The IRS is continuing to warning to taxpayers not to be fooled by impostors posing as tax agency representatives. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. These con artists can sound convincing when they call. They may know a lot about you, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling. They use fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. If you don't answer, they often leave an "urgent" callback request. If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and asking for money, here's what you should do: If you know you owe taxes or think you might owe, call the IRS at 800-829-1040. The IRS workers can help you with a payment issue. If you know you don't owe taxes or have no reason to believe that you do, report the incident to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) at 800-366-4484 or at www.tigta.gov. If you've been targeted by this scam, also contact the Federal Trade Commission and use their "FTC Complaint Assistant" at ftc.gov. Please add "IRS Telephone Scam" to the comments of your complaint. Remember, too, the IRS does not use email, text messages or any social media to discuss your personal tax issue. For more information on reporting tax scams, go to www.irs.gov.
BACP Campaigns to Help Consumers Understand Credit Reports and Avoid Becoming Victims of Fraud
To help consumers stay safe, BACP has launched a campaign to ensure consumers know their rights when it comes to credit and avoid becoming victims of fraud. "The City of Chicago protects consumers from fraud by resolving complaints and taking action against fraudulent businesses," said Commissioner Maria Guerra Lapacek of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. "We also take a proactive approach by promoting consumer awareness through educational campaigns to help people protect themselves."