Neighborhood & Gas Safety Fair: April 24

Peoples Gas presents: 

Co-hosted by Cornerstone Community Outreach and Alderman Helen Shiller

Information and resource fair!

  • Free weatherization kits for the first 200 people
  • Learn how to stay safe around natural gas 
  • Neighborhood safety tips
  • Apply for energy assistance with CEDA
  • Other community resources

Saturday, April 24, 10am 1pm
Truman College - Main Lobby
1145 West Wilson Ave.

Sponsored by:  CEDA, Truman College, The Night Ministry, Cornerstone Community Outreach, South-East Asia Center and CAPS

Download the flier  (.pdf). Design Contest


Via the Chicago Public Library

Imagine. Design. Compete. From April 5 - May 16, enter the 2nd annual CHIPUBLIB.ORG Design Contest showcasing your visual creativity through a library-inspired poster design using the URL ""

30 Finalists will move on to a Judging Night Event held on June 3, 2010, in the Winter Garden of the Harold Washington Library Center in downtown Chicago where the Grand Prize Winner will be revealed. At stake is the opportunity to have your winning design showcased around Chicago as a feature in the Chicago Public Library's public awareness campaign along with a professionally framed print of your design courtesy of Peterson Picture Co.

So what are you waiting for? Get details on the contest and how to enter!

Money Smart Week Events

Via North Side Community Federal Credit Union

All are free and open to the public.  

Join North Side Community Federal Credit Union and our partners for a series of Money Smart workshops, a citywide initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

April 21, 2010
Everything You Wanted To Know About Credit and Money Traps but Were Never Told!
Leland Apartments, 1207 W. Leland Ave., 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bad credit, no credit? What does it all mean? Not to mention spending traps that are so easy to fall into. Come and learn how to change your spending habits! Co-presented with Heartland Alliance

April 22, 2010
Lower My Mortgage and Bills:  Tips and Tricks. 
Uptown Library, 929 W. Buena Ave., 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are your bills running your life? Learn how to lower the cost of utilities, property taxes, even your mortgage payment! Please bring a property tax bill if you have one. Co-presented with Citizen’s Utility Board

April 24, 2010
Kiss Your Landlord Goodbye! HUD-Certified Homebuying Seminar
Institute of Cultural Affairs, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd.,  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$5 Parking available in lot. Lunch provided.

Come learn how to prepare yourself to buy your first home: the secrets of credit, mortgage loans, your home buying team, free grants, and more! 

Please RSVP To Jennifer Pallas at 773-769-5800 x 224 or This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it if interested in signing up for any of the above workshops. 

North Side Community Federal Credit Union is a community-owned, cooperative financial institution serving residents and organizations in Lakeview, Rogers Park, Edgewater, Ravenswood, and Uptown.