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New Honor to be Introduced at Erie House Awards Dinner

A brand new honor will be introduced during the Erie Neighborhood House Future of Promise Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 14, at Chicago’s Radisson Blu Aqua (221 N Columbus Dr). The signature Future of Promise Award, underwritten by The Custom Companies, Inc., will be presented to Pastora (Pas) Ramirez and her son, Felix Garcia. Their…

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Erie House TEAM Program Receives Woodward Charitable Trust Grant

Woodward Charitable Trust renewed a grant to support the TEAM program at Erie Neighborhood House through the end of the academic year. The initiative is a key component of the Erie House Youth Options Unlimited (YOU) program and recently earned Gold Star designation from MENTOR Illinois. It pairs 100 students in grades 7 through 12…

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Workforce Development Program Receives Deluxe Corporation Foundation Grant

The Deluxe Corporation Foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to support the Workforce Development program at Erie Neighborhood House. The Erie House program offers instruction and hands-on support through its Pathways to Success pre-certification courses in healthcare, manufacturing, supply chain logistics. A robust technology center with skill-specific courses and open lab hours also supports digital literacy…

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School-Age Program Earns Gold Circle of Quality Designation

The School-Age Program at Erie Neighborhood House was awarded the Gold Circle of Quality from Illinois ExceleRate, the state’s primary assessment organization for early childhood and after-school programs. Erie House most recently earned this top designation in 2016 but is one of the first agencies to qualify for the Gold Circle rating under the state’s…

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MENTOR Illinois Assigns Gold Star Status to Erie House TEAM Program

The Erie Neighborhood House TEAM mentoring program earned Gold Star status from MENTOR Illinois, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships for children and youth. The initiative engages 100 students in grades 7 through 12 in a holistic approach, pairing them with volunteer mentors from the community who help…

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Erie House Set to Host Future of Promise Awards Dinner on March 14

Erie Neighborhood House will host its annual Future of Promise Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 14, in the Atlantic Ballroom of downtown Chicago’s Radisson Blu Aqua (221 N Columbus Dr). Proceeds from the 2019 gala event, chaired by HBK Engineering chief executive officer Ronald G. Kaminski, will benefit the agency’s efforts to strengthen individuals and…

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