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Public Meetings for Comprehensive Plan

As a part of this comprehensive planning effort, the City of Blue Island invites local residents, business owners, community leaders and other stakeholders to share their ideas about what the future of Blue Island should look like. The public will have 2 opportunities this month to contribute to the comprehensive plan by attending a special community planning event. These events ... Read More »

Celebrate June “Leave No Child Inside Month”

It’s time for kids to take a break from the TV and the computer and go back outside! On May 19, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn proclaimed the month of June as Leave No Child Inside Month in the State of Illinois. One of the greatest gifts you can give your children is a love of nature. Blue Island Model Community partners encourage ... Read More »

Alliance for Healthy & Active Communities – June 23, 2011

Want to improve the health of your community? Join the Alliance for Healthy and Active Communities (AHAC) for their quarterly meeting – June 23, 2011! From networking to learning opportunities to cutting-edge tools and strategies, AHAC is a growing network for those looking to make suburban Cook County a healthier place to live, work and play. Date: June 23, 2011 Time: ... Read More »

Free Deconstruction Training for Contractors

Are you a licensed contractor or apprentice? Do you think you need more skills to compete in today’s job market? You might be eligible for 2 weeks of FREE hands-on training that will help you: • Learn basic deconstruction techniques on a residential structure • Expand your career/business opportunities in the emerging deconstruction industry • Be a part of the green jobs movement • Earn a training stipend ... Read More »

Free Green Job Training from Delta Institute & OAI

Are you an unemployed or underemployed construction worker? Do you think you need more skills to compete in today’s job market? You might be eligible for 12 days of FREE classroom and on-site training that will help you: • Prepare for careers in weatherization, hazardous waste operations, and lead-safe work practices • Earn the certifications you need to qualify for employment • Receive additional assistance ... Read More »