some have come to see Memorial Day only as a day off to barbecue or socialize
with family and friends. But on this Memorial Day, and every day,
it is important that we remember our fallen heroes and their
families for the sacrifices they made to protect and preserve
the freedoms we enjoy.
is our duty and responsibility to celebrate
them and their memories so their sacrifices will never been forgotten.
The men and women who serve
in our country's armed forces put themselves in harms way everyday and are
prepared to pay the ultimate price to protect and preserve our way of life. Let
each of us say THANK YOU to our veterans and their families
this Memorial Day.
R. Sims, Jr.
Representative - 34th District
Employment Fair at River Oaks Center
May 29, 2014 from 11 am to 5 pm
River Oaks Center, 159th Street and Torrence Ave., Food Court
With summer right around the
corner, River Oaks Center, at 159th Street and Torrence Avenue, will host an
employment fair to help mall merchants fill several full- and part-time
positions to better serve mall patrons.
Interested applicants are
invited to meet with hiring managers from several mall retailers to learn more
about available positions and participate in screening interviews.
applicants should come dressed to impress,
and are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes or work
Some retailers that will
participate in the employment fair include:
Deb Shops, and more.
Jobs in management, on the sales floor, and in stockrooms
are all available, and the first 50 applicants will receive a special
Rahm Emanuel & Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle are proud to
support One Summer Chicago.One
Summer Chicago brings together government institutions, community-based
organizations and companies to offer over 22,000 employment and internship
opportunities to youth and young adults.
the housing market has shown a steady recovery over the last few years, a
restrictive lending environment is preventing many credit-worthy households from
becoming homeowners. First-time buyers are especially hurt by tougher credit
standards and are disappearing from the market, slowing the pace of the housing
recovery. In order to become homeowners and begin building equity of their own,
many need an extra boost.
Home Illinois is a loan program launched by Governor Quinn on April 1 to help
make homeownership a reality for Illinois' first-time homebuyers. The program
provides $7,500 in down payment assistance with an interest rate as low as 3.99
percent for a secure, 30-year fixed rate mortgage.
is important to note that households who have not owned a home in the last
three years are considered first-time homebuyers.