Posted on October 08, 2009 1:30 AM
Event to Examine and Recognize Regional Collaboration on the Stimulus (10-8-09)
On October 27, 2009, Mercy Housing, with the help of the Regional ARRA Coordinating Council, will host a reception and networking event recognizing the regional partnerships that are leveraging stimulus funding. "Moving Forward Together: Leveraging the Chicago Region’s Economic Stimulus Funding" will be held at the JP Morgan Chase auditorium (10 S. Dearborn St., Chicago) from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m., with guest speakers from the FederalReserve and Home Loan Banks of Chicago, CMAP, Chicago Community Trust, the Center for Neighborhood Technology, the Metropolitan Planning Council, and Bank of America, including the Deputy Chief of Staff for Economic Development and Recovery in Illinois, Kristi LaFleur. Awards are being given for collaboration in the commercial and non-profit sectors. View the invitation here. This event will offer a unique opportunity to learn about current implementation and potential opportunities for a wide audience, including: local, county, and state government staff, service and technical assistance providers, private and non-profit sector entities, and policy and advocacy agencies. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Michelle Friedman at 312-447-4500 email@example.com.