Archive for Community Service

A Park is More than a Playground: Interview with Chicago Park Supervisor Rilan Betts

“A park is only as strong as the people that surround the park.” Sometimes people forget about the important relationships parks play within a community. Rilan Betts (left) is one of the youngest park supervisors in Chicago, and he is on mission to add some flavor within the traditional park model starting with the historical Jackie Robinson Park. But where [Read More]

December 29, 2014 | Author: Choose Chicago | Comments: Comments Off on A Park is More than a Playground: Interview with Chicago Park Supervisor Rilan Betts | Categories: Chicago Condo, Chicago Real Estate News, Community Service, Cook County, Events, Locations

Gerstad Builders Invites McHenry Families to the Turkey Trot 5K

On Thanksgiving Day, residents of McHenry County have the opportunity to give back to their community by participating in the third annual Turkey Trot benefiting JourneyCare Hospice. The story behind the race is a personal one that has touched the lives of many people in the McHenry area, including Gerstad Builders president, Roger Gerstad. In [Read More]

Disabled Patriot Fund Dinner to be Held on Nov. 1

The Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association wants to remind residents of Chicago new homes that the Second Annual Disabled Patriot Fund Black and White Night dinner and fundraiser event is coming up on Friday, Nov. 1st. This special event helps to raise money for veterans who have given so much for our freedom. The event [Read More]

October 23, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Charities, Community Service, Events, In the City

Tour a Cool Kitchen in Harbor Country this Weekend

My favorite Onion article ever: Mr. Autumn Man. And while it refers to smug fall-loving denizens of New England, I like to think it could also apply to Chicagoans reveling in our version of New England: Harbor Country. So, Dukes and Duchesses of Fall, grab your pumpkin-spiced coffees—I’ve got a nice weekend event for you in Harbor Country (and I [Read More]

October 09, 2013 | Author: admin | Comments: Comments Off on Tour a Cool Kitchen in Harbor Country this Weekend | Categories: Charities, Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Community Service, Events, Events AOI

Disabled Patriot Fund Hosting Annual Golf Outing

The Disabled Patriot Fund is hosting their Ninth Annual Golf Outing at the Green Garden Country Club in Frankfort, Ill. The event, which is the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year, will be held on Thursday, July 11. The tournament begins with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start, and golfers will be competing to win prizes [Read More]

Tee Up for the Bi-Annual SSHBA Golf Outing

It’s that time of the year again, time to tee off for the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association’s Spring Golf outing! Coming up on Thursday, June 6 at the Odyssey Country Club, you and your colleagues may choose to take a break from the office and spend the day golfing, socializing and more! Registration for [Read More]

May 20, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Charities, Community Service, Events, Events AOI, Featured, SSHBA

Nominate a Good Neighbor REALTOR

Know a Chicago REALTOR® that is doing as much good in the community as they are doing for the Chicago new homes market? REALTOR® Magazine is now accepting nominations for its Good Neighbor Awards. The National Association of REALTORS®’ annual Good Neighbor Awards program, which is in its 14th year, recognizes REALTORS® who’ve made an [Read More]

May 17, 2013 | Author: admin | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Community Service, Contests, Featured