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Recycling market skyrockets in Auburn 1/7/2009
Under the leadership of NCP lead agency the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC), a targeted area of homes, businesses, and schools within a one-mile-square radius are participating in a litter free and recycling pilot program that mimics the City of Chicago’s current environmental action plan.
Partnerships cause others to give back 12/16/2008
The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) has been able to cultivate more than 80 existing partnerships to help meet its goal of fostering and promoting the revitalization of the community.
Auburn Gresham hosts "thriller" of a fest 10/29/2008
Hosted by the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC), this year's 79th Street Festival brought on a perfectly picturesque sunny day and attracted many new and old faces at one of Chicago's largest "neighborhood celebration.”
Bank of America comes to Auburn Gresham 6/6/2008
Bank of America customers filled the Auburn Gresham branch at its opening recently.
Potbelly comes to West Chatham 3/21/2008
Located at 8300 South Stewart, the old Ryerson Steel plant, Potbelly Sandwich Works has catchy slogans like, “Open your senses to the perfect sandwich…You can’t buy love; Lunch on the other hand is totally doable…or just simply, the store’s name Potbelly Sandwich Works.”
SOS Children's Village opens 11/28/2007
Key stakeholders including Mayor Richard M. Daley, Ald. Latasha Thomas (17th), and State Sen. Jacqueline Collins (16th) recently celebrated the grand opening of SOS Children's Village Community Center in Auburn-Gresham.
LISC, GADC take part in income diversity forum 11/28/2007
Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp. Executive Director Carlos Nelson and LISC/Chicago Program Director Joel Bookman shared their insights about groundbreaking research on neighborhood income diversity from Metro Chicago Information Center at a recent forum on the subject.
Auburn youth get affordable healthcare 11/28/2007
The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) and Perspectives Charter School-Calumet campus (PCS-Calumet) have partnered with the Chicago Health Corps and the University of Chicago’s Pediatric Mobile Care Van Unit (Care Van) to bring affordable healthcare to youth in the Auburn Gresham community.
"Model Blocks" show brings families home 10/25/2006
When the Figliulo family walked into the "Model Block" bungalow at 7700 S. Throop St., no one knew they were the former owners of the home during the 1950s and 1960s. The ears of other attendees at the Model Blocks home tours perked up as they began to speak about their 14-year rite of passage in the home.

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