September 27, 2009: Chicagoing Cares Fall '09

September 29, 2009 1:15:02 PM PDT
We looked at three organizations bringing their own focus of service to others in Chicago. Two are in the educational realm and the third an inspired grassroots community group:

Adventures in Reading with Nicor, the utility company's signature philanthropic program, is designed to foster a life-long love of reading among children.

New Leaders for New Schools, a nationally recognized program devoted to urban education reform through the training and support of transformational principals, will present the second annual Leadership Awards Gala October 8th at the Drake Hotel.

The Cottage Grove Planters Society is a group of neighborhood residents who have come together to help beautify planters which were in disrepair along Cottage Grove Ave. on the city's south side."


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