Chatham, Today, Tomorrow & Forever
News Brief 2014
Provided by the Chatham Avalon Park Community Council
2014 Board of Directors. To keep you informed on what’s
going on your block, around your house in the Chatham
Our Chatham Community Service Area is from 75th Street
to 87th Street from Cottage Grove to State Street.
Chatham Avalon General Monthly Meeting will
be held on Monday, August 11, 2013 at Urban
Partnership Bank, 7801 South State Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60619. 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm.
PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND AND BRING A
CAPCC invites various speakers to join the
conversation on a monthly basis to address
Quality of Life Issues and Services. To get
on the schedule as a speaker please call the
CAPCC office at 1-866-272-1215 ask for
Keith Tate or Maryellen Drake.
Dine on the Nine (79th Street) Josephine’s
Cooking, 436-438 East 79th Street, Luversia’s
Family Restaurant, 522 East 79th Street, Yassar
African Caribbean Restaurant, 716 East 79th
Street. Fleck’s Coffee, 343 East 79th Street.
* CAPCC GOES GREEN
Chatham Urban Garden( A Partnership between
Chatham Avalon Park Community Council & The
Center for Regenerative Truth) & Chatham Fields
Lutheran Church continues on our site 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
Our Chatham Avalon Park Community Council
Health & Wellness Chairperson Robert Beck does it again. (Kudos)
The 12 week Get Healthy Program at Mather
More Than A Café was very successful. Let’s
get healthy & stay healthy. For information
on the next class please contact the CAPCC
Office at 1-866-272-1215 an ask for Robert
Beck, CAPCC Health & Wellness Chairperson.
CAPCC (Medicare & You) & AARP Update
will be on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 &
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
from 2pm until 4pm at the CAPCC Office
7927 ½ South King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60619. To R.S.V.P., please call the CAPCC
Office at 1-866-272-1215.
Chatham Avalon Park Community Council
Free Financial Literacy Series started up
again in August 2014 with our participating
Financial Professionals and Financial Institutions. Join us and gain some invaluable
knowledge on products, services, agencies
being offered. For more information please
call the CAPCC office at 1-866-272-1215 or
check the Chatham Blog at www.chatham
Chatham Business Association, Small
Business Development Inc. Monthly
Meeting, 2nd Tuesday of every month at
South Central Community Services, 8316
South Ellis Avenue, 8:30am. Ms. Melinda
Kelly, Executive Director. 1(773) 994-5006.
CHATHAM SERVICE AREA UPDATE
Sub- Area I (75th to 79th State to King Drive)
· CAPCC. Keith Tate, Vice President
An upcoming September 2014 Sub-Area
Meeting at Carter Temple Church is planned
residents will be notified by flyer, text, e-mail
South Central Community Services is hosting
a Back to School Family Festival event on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1021 East 83rd Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619 from 2:00 pm
Until 7:00 pm. Health Van Physicals, Games, Music by DJ Tree, Food, Line Dancing, Bounce N House, Petting Zoo, Thrift Salesm Massage Services, Face Painting, Vendors. (BOOK BAG RAFFLE GIVE AWAY).
Greater Institutional Church, 7800 South
Indiana Avenue hosted God Is Back on the Block Event on Saturday, August 16, 2013.
10 am until 5pm. Please plan to attend, bring
a neighbor and get your fun on.
· JAZZ LOVERS, Jazz on Tuesdays at the
50 Yard Line, on 69 East 75th Street at 6pm
until 10 pm. It’s a Grown Folks Party; leave
the drama and the kids at home.
· Chatham Avalon Park Community Council, Park Manor Neighbors, Chesterfield Community Council, Chatham Business Association, West Chesterfield Community Council , Rosemoor
Community Association, Grand Crossing Neighborhood Network, Community Pride, Calumet Heights Community Council, Greater Chatham Alliance, Mary nook Neighbors Association are establishing a climate of Peace
From 67th Street to 95th Street, State to Stony
Island. For information contact your local
Community organization or the 6th District
Police Department at 1(312) 745-3641.
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 30, 2014. 11am until 1pm, New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church
754 East 77th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619.
· Lighthouse Apostolic Church of Christ, 7759
South Eberhart is hosting there:
Neighborhood Festival held on Saturday,
August 30, 2014 10 is until 5pm on 79th
& Rhodes. Rev. Adams, Senior Pastor at
1-773-488-5696. Tuesday bible study (12 noon
until 1pm). Wednesday evening bible study
7:45pm until 9pm.
· Check out Ellana Boutique located at 7511
South Cottage Grove. Women’s Suits, Dresses,
Pants, shoes, bags, jewelry & accessories.
1(773) 846-8221 Mrs. Ella Dukes, Proprietor.
· Check out B & N Jewelry & Accessories,
450 East 78th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619
11am until 6pm. Jewelry, necklaces, earrings,
bracelets, sharfs, hats, watches, shawls, men’s hats and more. Mrs. Neima Feme, Proprietor.
Sub-Area III (79th to 83rd, Cottage Grove to King)
Sub-Area Vice President- Candace Calhoun
· Whitney Young Library, 7901 South King Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60619. Open Monday thru Saturday. Mr. Mitchell Smith/ Head Librarian
Branch Manager. Mr. Ross Berger, Asst. Branch Manager. Stop in for books, computer
Use, seminars and workshops. For more information, please call 1-312-747-0039.
Chatham Fields Lutheran Church, 8050 South St.
Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60619.
Augustine Klee Nascar Minister of foreign Affairs from Liberia (regarding Ebola) will be in attendance on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at a (Town Hall Meeting) from 11am until 2pm.
1,000 people have lost their lives since March.
Media & Community Stakeholders will be present. The focus will be on National Government Efforts and coordination with International partners and
The CDC to curb the Ebola Epidemic.
Sunday Worship Services 8:15 AM AND
Sub-Area IV (79th to 83rd, State Street to King)
Vice President Brian Garner.
Flecks Coffee, 343 East 79th Street, Chgo, Il 60619
1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
· Chatham Beauty Salon , 233 East 79th Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60619.
3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Sub-Area V (83rd to 87th, State Street to King)
Sub-Area Vice President: Sandra Wortham,
· Cole Park Advisory Council Meeting:
Every 2ND Wednesday at:
Cole Park, 361 East 85th Street, Chgo, Il 60619.
· Chatham Avalon Church of Christ (Food Pantry) 8601 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619. Saturdays 8am until 10am.
Worship Services are on Sundays at 10 am.
· Grand Crossing Park Advisory Council is Midnight Circus Event at Grand Crossing Park
Field House at 76th & Ingleside on Saturday, August 31, 2014. Keep up the good work Ms. Ce Ce Edwards & the Grand Crossing Advisory Council members advocating for positive youth based activities.
For more information please contact the Grand
Crossing Park Field House at 1-312-747-6158
· Upcoming Chatham Avalon Community Council Conservation Meeting:
Essex Rayner, Conservation Chairperson
St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church rectory: Monday, August 25, 2014, 6pm until 8:00 pm, 450 East 78th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619.
Upcoming 6th District CAPS Meetings for:
Our Chatham Service Area: Meets every other
Month at the following locations:
Beat # 623 Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Urban Partnership Bank, 7801 South State St.
6:30pm. Chgo, Il 60619
Beat # 624 Wednesday, September 24, 2014
St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church, 450 East 78th St.
6:30pm Chgo, Il 60619
Beat # 631 Wednesday, September 4, 2014
Chatham Fields Lutheran Church,
8050 South St. Lawrence Avenue
6:30 pm Chicago, Illinois 60619
Beat # 632 Wednesday, September 11, 2014
Tuley Park Field House
90th & King Drive, Chicago, Il 60619
For more information please contact the:
6th District Police Department at 1-312-745-3641.
To volunteer with the Chatham Avalon Park
Community Council’s Crime Prevention, Educa-
tion, Conservation, Economic Development,
Committee, Legal & Constitution Committee or
Health & Wellness Committee.
Please contact the CAPCC Office at 1-866-272-
Sub-Area VI & VII (83rd to 87th, Cottage to King
John Wheeler 1-866-272-1215.
· Dunkin Donuts/ Baskin Robbins, new business
coming to 87th & Vernon Update. Old oil change
place has been knocked down.
· Cleanup of the site is occurring, site has been
a clean bill of health by the EPA, location is
fenced in presently, tacit approval given on
ingress and egress.
CAPCC will continue to update you regarding
NEXT SUB-AREA 6 meeting is tentatively
scheduled for October 2014 at St. Mark
United Methodist Church. Residents will
be notified by flyer.
PLEASE SAVE THE DATE:
CAPCC General Monthly Meeting:
Every 2nd Monday of the month at
Urban Partnership Bank, 7801 South State
Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619, 6:30 pm.
unless there is a bank holiday or an internal
For more information on how you can join us,
Please call the CAPCC office at 1-866-272-1215.
7927 ½ South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60619.
“Addressing Quality of Life Issues, Is What We Do”
Established in 1955
News Brief provided by the CAPCC Editorial Staff.
Keith O Tate Maryellen Drake
President Executive Vice President
2014 CAPCC Board of Directors