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Good News: June 28, 2019

Welcome to Good News! In this space we feature positive stories of community impact and development, relevant to the areas Metropolitan serves or the programs we offer.

Old Zenith factory to be transformed into $25 million food incubator
Crain’s Chicago Business
An old Northwest Side factory that made an array of electronic products for the old Zenith Corp. soon will be the source of new food products. A facility to be dubbed Amped Kitchens Chicago will offer dozens of kitchens, refrigeration, storage and similar resources to Chicago entrepreneurs ready to take their food concoctions to the commercialization stage.

West Side Art Walk Showcases Wealth Of Talent: ‘If We Don’t Have Cultural Amenities Here, We Can Create Them’
Block Club Chicago
A West Side art scene hidden in plain sight will go on prominent display across Lawndale and Garfield Park this Saturday as three galleries highlight local talent.

Spanish Coalition for Housing Team Honored for Outstanding Efforts in Education
Lawndale News
Mujeres Destacadas, an initiative honoring Latina women for community involvement, honored the Spanish Coalition for Housing for contributions in education – specifically, for working to increase their clients’ access to Chicago Housing Authority services.

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