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Community Gardens Expand

On Saturday, October 2, the Community Development Department with help from the Tommy A. Brown Sports Association and area residents built a new 2,000 s.f. garden at the former Blue Island Rec Center, 141st Street and Francisco. A project of Blue Island’s Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program, the garden is now ready for planting in spring 2012. Volunteers ... Read More »

Food Day, Healthy Food Drive – Thru 10/24

Blue Island’s Model Communities Coalition hosts 1st Annual, Food Day Healthy Food Drive From Oct 10-24, we’ll be collecting healthy, non-perishable food items for local food banks. Food Day is about expanding access to and promoting SAFE & HEALTHY foods, while reducing diet-related disease. So, Please read labels and avoid items with high fructose corn syrup, heavy sugar, and high sodium levels. ... 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 »