Hollywood-North Park Community Association
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Since 1951, the Hollywood-North Park Community Association (HNPCA) has worked to make our community the best it can be. Our goal is to support and promote the common interests of our residents, business owners, and community institutions.

We strive to keep you informed of local issues and events and be a liaison to elected officials and local agencies. We also provide activities and gatherings that foster "neighbor meeting neighbor" believing this is an important way to keep our neighborhood a friendly, safe, and economically stable place to enjoy life and do business.

HNPCA is your community association if you live or own a business within these boundaries: the south side of Peterson Avenue to the north side of the North Branch of the Chicago River; from the east side of Pulaski Road to the west side of the North Shore Channel.

Stay informed by joining HNPCA's Email List at HNPCA@sbcglobal.net.  It's a free and easy way to receive the latest news and updates concerning our community.
Click here to learn how you can join HNPCA.

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News regarding Northeastern Illinois University Expansion

A report on the Northeastern Illinois University Neighborhood Network meeting of November 17 is now available at 
neiu.edu/housing.


Help Families Impacted by Fire

As many of you are aware, there was a horrific fire on Kimball Ave on Sunday, November 9, injuring many and killing one young boy. There are many individuals and families who lost their homes and belongings – so many in our community in need of your help - immediately.  

You can help by:
 
 
                                             Friends of Peterson
                                             Peterson Elementary
                                             5510 N. Christiana
                                             Chicago, IL 60625
 
There will be other efforts to help those in need and we will communicate those opportunities as they are organized. If anyone wants to take the lead for HNPCA’s efforts - possibly organizing a fundraiser, working with the families, etc., please let us know by emailing hnpca@sbcglobal.net).


Local Business Supports Fire Victims
From Laura Case, Owner of Beijo de Chocolat:

Dearest Beijo de Chocolat Customers:
This Monday, November 17, Beijo de Chocolat (3334 W. Foster) will donate 50% of its daily profits to the Kimball Avenue families affected by the fire.

Please help us help them. Be part of the neighborhood relief effort.
Thank you!




17th District
Community Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meetings

Beat 1711 - North of Bryn Mawr to Devon
Meets alternating months on the 4th Tuesday, 7:00-8:00 pm
North Park Village, 5801 N Pulaski


Beat 1712 - South of Bryn Mawr to Lawrence
Meets every month on the 4th Wednesday, 7:30-8:30 pm
Mayfair Church, 5020 N Pulaski

For more information, call 312-742-4588
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Opportunities to Save Energy & Money

Energy Impact Illinois- Rebates for Energy Efficiency Upgrades
If you want to lower your utility bills and have a more comfortable home, but can’t afford the upfront cost, Energy Impact Illinois can help. For a limited time you can receive 70% off energy efficiency improvements, with up to $1750 in total rebates on select energy improvements to your home. Your home will stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, and you’ll reduce your energy use by at least 15%. Energy Impact Illinois is also providing access to low-interest loans through partnerships with several local banks and credit unions which can be used for boilers and furnaces, or whole-home efficiency improvements – including 0% interest for the first year for loans more than $2500.

CEDA Energy Efficiency Programs 
CEDA Weatherization is a year-round program using state-of-the-art technology to make homes more energy-efficient for qualifying low-income clients in Chicago and suburban Cook County. 
Residents must apply for the weatherization program at a local intake site. Intake sites are organized by the ZIP codes they serve. Click to find one: http://laalocator.cedaorg.net/laalocator/

Historic Chicago Bungalow Initiative's Energy$avers Grants
Energy$avers grants help bungalow owners fund insulation, air sealing and heating and cooling systems. Note: to take advantage of these grants, homeowners must first get their bungalow certified.

ComEd's Appliance Buy-Back & Recycling Program
If you have an old refrigerator or freezer, it may be costing you up to an extra $150/yr to operate. With their Appliance Buy-Back & Recycling Program, ComEd will haul away your old appliance for free, pay you $35 for each appliance, and dispose of them responsibly. Visit the Energy Star Refrigerator Retirement Calculator to find out what your current appliance costs to operate, and the Energy Star Refrigerator Buyer's Guide for tips on shopping for a new refrigerator.

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HNPCA General Meeting

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 pm


Agenda:
  • How to help victims of last Sunday’s fire on Kimball Ave.
  • Update from the Bryn Mawr Business Development Team
  • The status/plans of all the road closings
  • Issues of safety, noise & pollution due to the O’Hare modernization project, a FAiR (Fair Allocation in Runways) Update
  • NEIU Decade of Dreams - Introduction of new NEIU Communications Chief, Michael Dizon
  • Saving our ash trees - update on our parks and trees

All are welcome


Northside College Prep High  School
Choral Room
5501 N Kedzie Ave