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Free Jazz Show At Austin Town HallFriday, Feb. 19, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMPianist Erwin Helfer is celebrating his 80th birthday with a few of his friends: pianist Barrelhouse Chuck; saxophonist John Brumbach; trumpeter Larry Bowen; vocalist Kathryn Davis; bassist Lou Marini on bass and drummer Bugs Cochran.JazzCity is a free concert series initiated in 1997 by the Jazz Institute in collaboration with the Chicago Park District, now in its 19th season of bringing people together from across the city to listen to Chicago's top jazz musicians. For more information visit www.jazzinchicago.org or call 312.427.1676.Fee: FreeAge Range: AnyErwin Helfer @80: A Living Legend of Boogie and Blues
Multi-Family Grant Application DeadlineOwners of buildings with four or more rental units have until Feb. 29 to apply for grants of $10,000 or $1,000 per unit, whichever is less. Grants can be used for improvements to common areas, security or individual units. Funds must be expended within twelve months from the execution of the agreement, but funded buildings are eligible to reapply for grants every 12 months.
Free STI/HIV/AIDS Testing and TreatmentThe Chicago Department of Public Health provides free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at the Specialty Clinics. The CDPH Care Clinic provide HIV and primary care services for patients living with HIV. Click The Image Above For The List of Clinics
The Power Is With Your VoteNOTICE: Although Feb. 4, 2016 is the statutory start of Early Voting, they anticipate that ballots will not be available at the beginning of this period. The ballots will be available no later than February 17 - the beginning of Grace Period.Ballots will likely not be available on Feb. 4th due to several objections to nominating petitions. They anticipate that voting systems will be tested and will be available on or before Feb. 17. Any voters who arrive at the Chicago Election Board in the meantime will be provided with an application to Vote By Mail.
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Grand Opening of Chicago Veteran's VetHubChicago's first ever modern information hub for Military Veterans.CHICAGO, IL - Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood will soon be home to the first ever modern information hub for Military Veterans. The VetHub was created by Veterans for Veterans to help facilitate the challenging transition of Military life to civilian life. It will not only serve as the office for Chicago Veterans, a 501(c)3, but it will also be used as a mentoring facility for Veterans needing assistance with disability claims, education benefits, building a resume, finding employment or even starting their own business.VetHub Features: Art work created or inspired by Chicago-area Veterans, access to office space, including laptops & printers for Veterans to work on online claims, resumes, job searches or even their own business plan, a gathering space for local Veterans to network and build new relationships, and home to numerous events and classes that will better serve our community and Veterans.About the hosting organization: Chicago Veterans is a local nonprofit organization founded by a group of Combat Veterans. The all-volunteer team is focused on building a stronger Veteran community and providing guidance to returning Veterans by providing an informative website and hosting networking & social events.What: Grand Opening of "VetHub"Time: Ceremony begins at 1PMWhen: Saturday February 20th, 2016Where: 5031 W Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL 60641
FREE Comedy Show for Veterans!Stars and Gripes will be bringing back their original sketch revue to remount it on Second City's Donny Skybox stage Fridays at 7pm during the month of Feburary.Stars and Gripes is a sketch ensemble comprised of veterans of the armed forces. Through comedy, they share their true experiences from their combined 30 years of military service, along with satirizing government bureaucracy and exploring the lighter side of war and the absurdest reality of military life.***Chosen TOP 5 MUST SEE shows at Sketchfest 2016 by Chicago Sun-Times****Stars and Gripes at Sketchfest 2016TICKETS:Free for Veterans ONLY (Just Show your military or veteran ID at the door)SHOW TIMES:Friday, Feburary 5th 7:00pmFriday, Feburary 12th 7:00pmFriday Feburary 19th 7:00pmFriday Feburary 25th 7:00pmDirected by: Robert BaconCAST:Cam DupreJonah SaesanTyler DeckerLandis FrederickCrystal Clark
Feb 15, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)Transition and Care Management Program 10401Understanding Readjustment for OEF/OIF/OND Veterans - General (CANCELED)Feb 15, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)
Transition and Care Management Program 10401Feb 18, 2016 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (CST)
TCM Clinic 10th floor Damen 10401OEF/OIF/OND Social Group - GeneralFeb 19, 2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (CST)
Wellness Center (located in the Taylor Building)Feb 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)
Transition and Care Management Program 10401Feb 22, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)
Transition and Care Management Program 10401June 25 - 28, 20162016Volunteers of America National Conference Rosemont, ILFor More Information Call
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Pro Bono Legal HelpWhat is Pro Bono?Pro Bono publico (English: for the public good; usually shortened to pro bono) is a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment or at a reduced fee as a public service. Unlike traditional volunteerism, it is service that uses the specific skills of professionals to provide services to those who are unable to afford them.Click The Image Above For A List of Providers
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