Chatham, Today, Tomorrow & Forever
News Brief 2013
“Chatham has Swagger”
Provided by the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council
2013 Board of Directors. To keep you informed on what’s
Going on your block, around your house in the Chatham
Chatham Avalon General Monthly Meeting was
held on Monday, August 12, 2013 at Urban
Partnership Bank, 7801 South State Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60619. 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm.
Ms. Eloise Ousley, Vice President/ Branch
Guest Speakers included, Ms. Darlene Foster,
Center for Regenerative Truth (CRT). Ms. Robyn
Wheeler Grange, District Director, Congressman
Bobby Rush’s Office.
* CAPCC GOES GREEN
Chatham Urban Garden( A Partnership between
Chatham Avalon Park Community Council & The
Center for Regenerative Truth) is finally here:
On 82nd & King Drive. It’s urban, it’s ours, it’s
green, it’s healthy. We are growing healthy vege-
tables, while creating economic opportunities.
will continue to update you. (An Agricultural
training and Education Center for Youth and
· “Join the 1st Annual “Walk/Run/Bike for LIFE”
Sponsored by Center of Regenerative Truth
and Chatham Avalon Park Community
Council (CAPCC) on Sunday, September 15,
2013, 10am at 55th & Lake Shore Drive.
For more information please call 1-773-840-
Sub- Area I (75th to 79th State to King Drive)
· CAPCC & BERA present: “ Get Your Money
Straight & Your Business in Order”. Tuesday,
20, 2013, 6:00 pm until 7:45 pm. Urban Partnership Bank.
TOPIC: Trusts, Wills & Estates, Business Entity
· August 3, 2013 Garden Walk hosted by the
76th Indiana, Michigan & Wabash Block club.
· Greater Instutional Methodist Church, 7800
South Indiana Avenue hosted God Is Back on the Block Event on Saturday, August 3, 2013.
· Sub- Area I Block Presidents and President
Keith Tate met with the owners Mr. & Mrs.
Smith of the 50 Yard Line addressed various
quality of life concerns.
· Letters sent by Chatham Avalon Park Community Council, Greater Chatham Alliance, Park Manor Neighbors, Chesterfield Community
Council, Chatham Business Association, West
Chesterfield Community Council & Rosemoor
Community Association regarding the &79th &
Indiana (Methadone Clinic) to address loitering
and other quality of life issues.
We will continue to update you on this particular
Sub-Area II (75th to 79th King Drive to Cottage)
Sub-Area Vice President- Maryellen Drake
· Upcoming Sub-Area II Meeting/ Block Club
Formation Boot Camp. Join us on Saturday
August 31, 2013. 11am until 1pm, Whitney
Young Library, 7901 South King Drive, Chicago
· 79th Street Business Corridor Association
Stakeholders Meeting: Wednesday, August
28, 2013, 4:00pm at Josephine’s cooking,
438 East 79th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619.
· Lighthouse Apostolic Church of Christ,
Neighborhood Festival held on Saturday,
August 17, 2013 11am until 5pm on 79th
& Rhodes. Rev. Adams, Senior Pastor.
· St. Dorothy’s Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary Court #158 in partnership with CAPCC hosted A Health Fair on Saturday, August 17, 2013 From 10am until 2:00pm. Numerous HealthProviders participated in this community
Health event. Participants included: Jewels /Osco Pharmacy Staff from 87th & Dan Ryan & 95th & Stony Island, Lead Poisoning, Lupus, IllinoisAfrican American Diabetics Association, Zumba, Take Care Table, Walgreens Corpora-
Tion, Early Intervention/ Arts & Crafts, Sickle
Cell, Obama Care/ County Care, Dental Screenings, Mather More Than A Café, Kitchen
Food Court, Attorney Elliott Powell, Richard Beck, Health & Wellness Guru & CAPCC Health
& Wellness Chairperson.
Sub-Area III (79th to 83rd, Cottage Grove to King)
Sub-Area Vice President- Candace Calhoun
· Upcoming Sub-Area III Meeting:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 6:30 pm until 8:30pm, Chatham Fields Lutheran Church, 8050 South St. Lawrence Avenue. Rev. Kenety Gee, Senior Pastor.
· Chatham Avalon Park Community Council,
South Central Community Services & 3rd & 6th
District Police Department host a Anti-Bullying
Anti-Violence Workshop on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the Whitney Young Library, located at 7901 South King Drive,
Chicago, Illinois 60619 from 4:30 pm until
Sub-Area IV ( 79th to 83rd, State Street to King )
Sub-Area Vice President- area represented by
CAPCC Board of Directors.
· Upcoming Sub-Area IV Meeting on Wednesday,
August 28, 2013 at Mather More Than A Café.
Residents will be notified by flyer.
· New Business: Flecks Coffee, 79th & Calumet.
Grand Opening on Saturday, July 20, 2013.
Proprietor: Mrs. Turner.
Sub-Area V ( 83rd to 87th, State Street to King)
Sub-Area Vice President: Sandra Wortham,
· Upcoming CAPCC FOR PEACE SAKE , Prayer Vigil/ Back To School Give A Way: Saturday,
August 24, 2013, 10 am until 2pm, Nat King
Cole Park, 361 East 85th Street, Chicago, Il
· Upcoming Sub-Area V & IV Meeting, Saturday,
September 7, 2013 Nat King Cole Park
361 East 85th Street, 12 noon until 1:30 pm.
Residents will be notified by flyer.
PEACE IN THE PARK, A Holistic Youth Event
Friday, August 23, 2013, 5pm to 9:00 am Saturday, August 24, 2013. Nat King Cole Park, 361 East 85th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619.
Hosted by the 6th District Police Department
& The Thomas Wortham IV Foundation.
· Upcoming Chatham Avalon Community Council Conservation Meeting:
Essex Rayner, Conservation Chairperson
St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church rectory: Monday, August 26, 2013, 6pm until 8:00 pm, 450 East 78th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619.
For upcoming 6th District CAPS Meetings on
Beats 623,624, 631 & 632 please contact the
6th District Police Department at 1-312-745-3641.
Sgt. Williams, 6th District CAPS Office Supervisor.
To volunteer on the Chatham Avalon Park
Community Council Crime Prevention Committee,
Economic Development Committee, Education
Committee, Legal & Constitution Committee
Please contact the CAPCC Office at 1-866-272-
Sub-Area VI & VII (83rd to 87th, Cottage to King)
New Sub-Area 6 Vice President:
Mr. John Wheeler 1-866-272-1215.
· Dunkin Donuts/ Baskin Robbins, new business
coming to 87th & Vernon moving from 87th &
· Cleanup of the site is occurring, site has been
a clean bill of health by the epa, location is
fenced in presently, tacid approval given on
ingress and egress.Knocked down old oil
change place. CAPCC will continue to update
you regarding this site. NEXT SUB-AREA 6
meeting will occur in September 2013.
Residents will be notified by flier.
PLEASE SAVE THE DATE:
Next CAPCC General Monthly Meeting:
Monday, September 9, 2013
Urban Partnership Bank, 7801 South State
Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619, 6:30 pm until
For more information on how you can join us,
Please call the CAPCC office at 1-866-272-1215.
“ Addressing Quality of Life Issues, Is What We Do”
1955 Everyday To Present
News Brief provided by the CAPCC Editorial Staff.