Posts tagged "Chicago"

Edgewater Voters: Make Sure Your Vote Was Counted

Edgewater Voters: Make Sure Your Vote Was Counted
Did you vote in the Chicago Mayoral Runoff today at Stephen Hayt elementary School on Granville in Edgewater? If you did be sure to check and make sure that your vote counted. Why? I voted at 8:00 am and everything seemed fine, but when Shanna, my informant, voted at the same location at 9:00 am,... Read more »

School Chaperones and Cell Phones: My Friday at the Museum

School Chaperones and Cell Phones: My Friday at the Museum
I went to the museum with my nephews on Friday. We went to the Museum of Science and Industry because it was their mom’s birthday so she got to pick. So there were 4 adults (Mom, Auntie Shanna, Jr. Aunt Brenna, and me) and 2 crazy monkeys. When we arrived, we noticed that the garage seemed empty,... Read more »

Getting to know: Chicago's 47th Ward

Most of what I’ve covered so far has been larger scale organizations that cater to specific populations. During the course of  my research into Tree House, I called the 47th Ward service office. (The 47th ward being where the Cat’s at Work pilot program is taking place.) The phone was answered by a bright, cheerful voice,... Read more »
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Meet: Tree House Humane Society

Meet: Tree House Humane Society
The measure of a society can be how well its people treat its weakest members. – Gandhi For more than 40 years Tree House has been caring exclusively for sick, injured and abused stray cats – cats that often had no other chance at a good life – but despite our best efforts and those... Read more »

Cue that "Getting to Know You" song...

Forget the “about” page, pull up a chair and grab a glass of vino/tea/coffee/water/whatever-you-please and let’s get to know each other. Let’s be honest (heads-up on this one, I really love to shine a light on the truth), there is some Grade-A %$!&  going down in the world and it all boils over into the... Read more »