Archive for September 2011

EZ Pawn Finds Chatham Residents Are Not EZ

On Wednesday, September 28, 2011 the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council(CAPCC) held a community meeting, at Seaway Bank,to discuss a proposal by EZ Corp to open an EZPawn Store in the former Chatham Pancake House location. The building at 700 E. 87th street was the home of The Original Pancake House, Chatham Pancake House and... Read more »

What to do this Weekend

Friday September 30, 20011 Harold Washington Cultural Center 4701 S King Drive 7pm Tickets $20 in advance $25 at door Available on Paypal More information MargaretMadhi@hotmail.com The Wiz Chicago Style Interview Segment from Sherice Grant on Vimeo. CAPCC Money Makeover Financial Seminar Saturday October 1, 2011 10am-12pm Seayway National Bank 645 E 87th Saturday, October... Read more »

"Pawn Stars" Comes To Chatham

Well let me explain. The TV Show is NOT coming to Chatham but a group called EZ Corp believes that they can create the next reality show hit by opening a store in Chatham. Pawn Stars is a show that follows the daily activity of a pawn shop that is located off the Las Vegas... Read more »
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Change My Story- What's Behind these Billboards

Change My Story- What's Behind these Billboards
You have seen the bus shelters and billboards around the city. Change My Story? So what is behind these ads. The ad campaign is a new grassroots initiative aimed at minority communities on Chicago’s South Side by the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a leader in the worldwide fight against HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

Save The Date: The Wiz Chicago Style

Save The Date: The Wiz Chicago Style
Friday September 30, 20011 Harold Washington Cultural Center 4701 S King Drive 7pm Tickets $20 in advance $25 at door Available on Paypal More information MargaretMadhi@hotmail.com The Wiz Chicago Style Interview Segment from Sherice Grant on Vimeo.

This Weekend in Chatham and Surrounding Area

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Why is Chatham Attractive to Alternative Schools?

Back in 2008, I attended a community meeting hosted by the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council (CAPCC) and I expected it to be an uneventful meeting until the guest was introduced. The guest was a representative of Youth Connecions Charter Schools ( http://www.yccs.us/). The representative informed the audience of several interesting facts. There was a growing... Read more »

Recap of Silas Purnell College Expo

This past Saturday over several hundred individuals and over 50 colleges, universities and trade schools came out and participated in the Silas Purnell College Expo hosted by the Chesterfield Community Council.

Food Desert or Bad Choices?

As a child I remember the 71st Street fruit and vegetable markets. My elementary school hated pomegranate or plumograms (as some of my classmates called them)season because we would have stains all over the building. The markets carried all the greens, beans, tomatoes, etc. Also, their was a fish market “Market Fish”,a local meat market... Read more »
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This Weekend in Chatham and Surrounding Area