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Fay’s Point wins Green Ribbon Award from Friends of the Chicago River

Congratulations to Fay’s Point, LLC, OKW Architects, Inc and partners, on their recent Green Ribbon Award from Friends of the Chicago River in the 1st Annual Blue Ribbon Awards. 1 of 7 inaugural winners, Fay’s Point was recognized “as an excellent example of how residential development can utilize the river to enhance the quality of life for the residents— wild and human alike”. The ... Read More »

Community Express Loans for Small Business

On Thursday, June 3, Congressman Bobby Rush in cooperation with the US Small Business Administration is presenting a District Business Loan Day. Business owners will be able to apply on site for a loan from $5,000 to $25,000. Applicants must bring a photocopy of their driver’s license, their Federal tax ID number, and a business check. The event will take ... Read More »

Chamber Business of the Year Award Winners

On Thursday January 15, the Blue Island Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented its awards for Man, Woman and Business of the Year. Congratulations to this year’s winners who include: Business of the Year:  A&R Security Woman of the Year:   Cathe Adamski (Flowers By Cathe) Man of the Year:         Don Peloquin (Mayor of Blue Island) The Mayor, along with MetroSouth ... Read More »