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President Preckwinkle Receives Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) Leadership Award

By at January 17, 2014 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Receives Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) Leadership Award

At their Midwest Energy Solutions Conference held in Chicago on January 15th, the MEEA gave their 2014 Inspiring Efficiency Leadership Award to Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle. The award highlights President Preckwinkle’s initiatives to establish Cook County as a world-class model of sustainability. Her administration has worked to boost energy efficiency more...

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Watch the Premiere of “Changing the Code: Technology & Data in Cook County” September 27th at 11:00 am

By at September 23, 2013 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Watch the Premiere of “Changing the Code: Technology & Data in Cook County” September 27th at 11:00 am

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Bureau of Technology are proud to introduce “Changing the Code”, a monthly live-stream talk show that features Cook County technology companies, startups, research organizations, events  and the people behind them. It is produced by the Cook County Bureau of Technology and INXPO. “Changing the more...

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Cook County Economic Development Helps Dedicate New Community Center Building in Ford Heights

By at February 21, 2013 | 1:13 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Economic Development Helps Dedicate New Community Center Building in Ford Heights

Originally appeared at the Commit to Cook website, February 21, 2013 Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Cook County Bureau of Economic Development spoke at a dedication ceremony on February 20th for the Ford Heights Community Service Organization (FHCSO) Building Expansion.  Also present at the ceremony were Angela Smith, Executive Director, Mayor Charles Griffin of Ford more...

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President Preckwinkle Welcomes Delegation from Nanchang, China and talks about Economic Development

By at November 28, 2012 | 8:40 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Welcomes Delegation from Nanchang, China and talks about Economic Development

Originally published on the Commit to Cook website, November 27, 2012 On November 20, President Preckwinkle welcomed a delegation of 25 high-level government officials from Nanchang, China, hosted by WorldChicago, who were  interested in gaining knowledge on economnic development and energy in the United States. The meeting, held at 69 W. Washington, 35th Floor, more...

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Project Underway in Oak Park for Affordable Housing

By at November 27, 2012 | 8:47 am | 0 Comment

Project Underway in Oak Park for Affordable Housing

Originally appeared in the November 19, 2012 edition of Commit to Cook The Interfaith Housing Development Corporation, along with the Village of Oak Park, and the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development  gathered with others in the community to start the rehabilitation of 820-832 West Madison, Oak Park to affordable housing.  Formerly used for industrial purposes, more...

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President Preckwinkle Cuts Ribbon at Country Club Hills Wellness Center

By at September 26, 2012 | 10:32 am | 1 Comments

President Preckwinkle Cuts Ribbon at Country Club Hills Wellness Center

President Preckwinkle, joined by Reverend Harry Roberts, President, Board of Directors of South Suburban PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) and Mayor Welch of County Club Hills, cut the ribbon on their new Wellness Center in Country Club Hills, yesterday morning. In her remarks, President Preckwinkle remembered that the group assembled had been at the ground more...

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President Preckwinkle Announces Road Project Designed To Promote Economic Development In The South Suburbs

By at September 12, 2012 | 3:37 pm | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Announces Road Project Designed To Promote Economic Development In The South Suburbs

President Toni Preckwinkle today announced a strategic road project that will promote economic growth in the South Suburbs. The county will use $8-$10 million dollars in Motor Fuel Tax funds to reconstruct and widen Center Street from 159th Street to 171st Street—a crucial truck route in Harvey. In addition to reconstructing the deteriorated pavement, the more...

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President Preckwinkle Tours Ingredion Incorporated

By at August 1, 2012 | 11:26 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Tours Ingredion Incorporated

On Thursday, July 26, Cook County  President Toni Preckwinkle, joined by Commissioner Jeffrey R. Tobolski and Herman Brewer, Bureau Chief, Economic Development for Cook County, toured Ingredion  Incorporated (formerly  known as Corn Products International, Inc. ), one of the world’s leading ingredient solutions providers and located in Cook County, Illinois for more...

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