Friday, November 28, 2014

Business

Small Business Saturday 2013

November 30th is Small Business Saturday, a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday is a national movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S. Join the movement, spread the word! The following Blue Island businesses are participating in Small Business Saturday Aztek Ink ... Read More »

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 »

Shop Local… Support Local

This Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20 you have two opportunities to support local merchants AND give back to your community as they pledge profits to two local institutions. On Friday, Nov. 19, be a friend of the Blue Island Library by shopping at CARR home-garden-holiday, 2357 York St., and enjoying dinner at Island’s Cafe, 13000 Western Ave.  Both ... Read More »

Illinois First Congressional District Business Week 2010

Congressman Bobby L. Rush presents the District Business Week on August 23 – 27, 2010. Hosted by South Central Community Services, 8316 S. Ellis Ave, Chicago, this week-long series will help entrepreneurs gain knowledge about Federal stimulus efforts, boost business skills through training seminars, help with business certification (particularly MBE/WBE certification), and offer procurement and technical assistance as well as ... Read More »

PACE 397 Route Elimination

PACE 397 Route Blue Island/Moraine Valley/UPS: Eliminated Effective Mon, Aug 23, 2010 Due to declining ridership and the discontinuation of UPS funding, Pace Bus Route 397 will be eliminated after the last trip on Saturday, August 21, 2010. For details about Pace’s RideShare program and about alternate fixed route service options, please call (847) 364-7223. The Passenger Notice for the ... Read More »