Unable to offer indoor dining to customers, Williams has adapted by offering delivery services and allowing customers to order online or via apps on mobile devices. Grant funds and professional business counseling from the Southland Development Authority has made the difference, he said. The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development announced Thursday a $1 million grant to the Southland Development Authority as part of the county’s COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance
From the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation: The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), USDA Forest Service (USFS), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), FedEx, Southern Company and BNSF Railway are pleased to solicit applications for the 2021 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration program. This program will award approximately $1.5 million in grants nationwi
Mission Dispensaries, at 1330 Torrence Ave., across the street from River Oaks Center, is scheduled to open sometime this month, according to Joseph Wiszowaty, the city’s director of community and economic development. It is expected to provide a new revenue stream for the city, as well as a safe location for consumers to legally buy cannabis products…Please click here to read Mike Clark’s story in the Times.
Now the site of the former Oak Forest Hospital, closed since 2011, is in line for a redevelopment that will depend heavily on private investment and take years to fully realize. Cook County is in the very early stages of the process, bringing on a bevy of consultants, headed by real estate services firm CBRE, to figure out how the property can be reused including what needs to be preserved…Please click here to read Mike Nolan’s story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.
The Village of Flossmoor is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Fire Department Shift Captain. The position is responsible for the management and completion of all assignments and normal workday responsibilities (i.e. house duties, daily training, fire prevention activities, etc.). The desired candidate will be a fire service and EMS professional with proven leadership abilities to oversee the management of a 24-hour shift in the department. The ideal candidate m