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Arthur  (Art) Williams, MBA, Program Manager for the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, participated as part of a funder’s panel hosted by the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort on March 27 at Harold Washington College. Participants included representatives from: Wintrust, Silicon Valley Bank, Somercor 504, Accion Chicago and Valley Economic Development Corp and the Cook County [...]
 Join Cook County and hundreds of millions of people around the world by turning off your lights to commemorate Earth Hour on March 28th from 8:30 to 9:30. Want to do more to reduce your carbon footprint? Click here for 27 Ways To Celebrate Earth Hour. Visit the Word Wildlife Fund for more [...]
Today, Cook County President Preckwinkle met with the Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) and laid out her  action oriented agenda for economic development, both in Cook County and the region. She started by thanking all who serve on EDAC for their hard work.  In  2014, EDAC and the Bureau of Economic Development [...]
Earlier this month, on March 17, Deputy Commissioner Courtney Pogue spoke about “The Future Ahead” at the University of Illinois (Chicago) UIC Idea Exchange. Speaking to a packed room of retailers, developers, brokers, property managers, business owners and public sector officials, Courtney explained the pro-active work Cook County has been doing under the Preckwinkle Administration [...]
Current Operational Situations: Information, Intelligence and Data Reports Today’s Weather               Tip of the Week:  Protection during a Tornado BEST PROTECTION Most buildings will be destroyed if hit directly by an EF3, EF4, or EF5 tornado, and can sustain significant damage from a lower-level tornado. FEMA safe rooms and... Read More