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May 4-5: Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge in Tinley

April 12, 2018 – 3:36 pm | 38 views

Press release from the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau:
Are you ready to accept the challenge? Friday, May 4 – 5, 2018 the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to the Chicago Southland at …

April 5: Cook County Policy Roadmap Community Conversation in South Holland

March 27, 2018 – 3:51 pm | 88 views
Cook County Roadmap event

From the Office of the Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle:
Cook County is developing a Policy Roadmap: a policy-driven, four-year strategic plan. As we begin crafting this plan, we would like to hear from you as …

Homewood celebrates its 125th anniversary

January 9, 2018 – 10:34 am | 168 views
Homewood celebrates its 125th anniversary

Homewood will celebrate its 125th anniversary in 2018, and the first event will be a look at recent village history from the perspective of three civic leaders, Mayor Richard Hofeld and former mayors John Doody …

Jan. 11: Accelerate Indoor Speedway grand opening and ribbon cutting event

January 3, 2018 – 10:04 am | 156 views

Accelerate Indoor Speedway, which opened late last year at 8580 Springlake Drive in Mokena, will hold its grand opening next week with a host of events including a go-kart race featuring local officials. Accelerate’s 75,000 square-foot …

Dec. 3, 2017 – Dec 3, 2018: Illinois Bicentennial celebration

October 16, 2017 – 11:37 am | 266 views
Illinois Bicentennial

From the Illinois Bicentennial Commission:
It’s our 200th birthday and we are #ILLINOISPROUD
Participate in the celebration!
Illinois Bicentennial is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to unite statewide partners, events, and projects to celebrate and commemorate our state’s 200th …

Matteson 1 of 3 contenders for Little League HQ

October 13, 2017 – 9:58 am | 203 views
Matteson 1 of 3 contenders for Little League HQ

Matteson is on the short list of communities being considered by Little League International as a new site for the Central Region headquarters, according to a league spokesman.
Two other communities, both near the region’s former …

Chicago Southland CVB recognises Mokena/HITS as regional leaders

October 12, 2017 – 2:20 pm | 272 views
Mayors Fleischer and Einhorn at CSCVB luncheon 2017

HITS and the Village of Mokena were among honorees at the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau’s annual awards luncheon Oct. 11 at the Hilton in Oak Lawn.
Mokena Mayor Frank Fleischer accepted the Patricia Chase …

Oct. 11: Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau’s annual meeting & luncheon

September 22, 2017 – 2:14 pm | 264 views

CSCVB’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn &
Conference Center
9333 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Join the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau to …