Got Drugs2018WHO: The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

WHAT: As part of the bi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the MWRD and U.S. DEA encourage the public to bring their drugs to special MWRD collection boxes.

WHERE:

  • Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, 400 E. 130th St., Chicago
  • Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, 6001 W. Pershing Rd., Cicero 
  • O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant, 3500 Howard St., Skokie

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2018
In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Chicago Field Division, the MWRD is accepting unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three water reclamation plants. The event aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means for disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications and harm to the environment.

Read more: MWRD, DEA partner to collect unwanted drugs Oct. 27, 2018

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Job Fair 102618The Proviso Leyden Council for Community Action and Opportunity works are holding a Career and Resource Fair on Friday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Proviso Missionary Baptist Church at 1116 S. 5th Ave. Maywood, IL. 

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CompleteHealthNextLevel Health will host a Complete Health Festival on October 6th from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Hamilton Park, 512 West 72nd Street. The Complete Health Festival is a celebration to raise awareness about complete health and highlight resources that can help people be completely healthy. There will be music, food, giveaways and much more.

For more information: https://nextlevelhealthil.com/events/complete-health-festival/

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100 Black Men 101318100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc.
16th Annual College Scholarship Fair
October 13th, 2018
UIC Pavilion, 525 S. Racine Ave, Chicago IL.

Students can register at: CSF Registration

Since 2003, the 100BMC has hosted an annual College Scholarship Fair with up to 200 Colleges and Universities interacting with nearly 5000 students, parents and educational partners.

The 16th Annual College Scholarship Fair will take place Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at the University of Illinois - Pavilion from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Student Registration is open; please complete your registration at CSF Registration to obtain your spot for this year’s fair.

Please share this information with Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores. There is no cost to attend!!

Please contact 100 Black Men of Chicago, Inc. by phone (312) 372-1262 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if there are any questions or concerns.

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