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The digital media network, MG Media, will host its weekly chat session, CEO XchangE, with the new President & General Manager of NBC-5 Chicago, Kevin Cross, on Thursday, May 13 from 7 pm - 8 pm. The two will discuss Kevin’s challenges as the new head of Chicago's most respected broadcast media outlet navigates maintaining its leading status in a market filled with other notable TV stations. 

Carl West, CEO of MG Media and managing editor of TBTNews, will curate an informational discussion on leadership and overcoming business challenges on MG Media’s digital broadcast Zoom & YouTube channels.
To join the chat session: For more information, call 312.980.2681 or send an email to
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Dear Housing Provider,
The Illinois Development Authority will launch the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) on Monday, May 17 at 9 a.m. Both the housing provider and tenant must jointly submit an application for funding, and each will need a valid email address in order to apply. Housing providers are strongly encouraged to connect with their tenants to discuss the joint application process.

The maximum grant amount is $25,000, which is paid directly to the housing provider. For details on the program, including eligibility and documentation requirements, please visit The application for ILRPP grants will be available at beginning Monday, May 17. Housing provider applications will be accepted through Monday, June 7, and tenants will have until Monday, June 14 to complete their portion of the joint application.

If you have questions after reviewing the program details, please email
Submitted by James Patrick:
Phillips Annex Out for Bid
PBC has begun the bid process for the Phillips Annex Project. On Thursday, May 13, 2021, PBC will host a virtual Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 11:00 a.m., and a virtual Non-Mandatory Technical Review Meeting at 11:30a.m via zoom. Sealed bids shall be received at the Public Building Commission, Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington, Room 200, between 9:00a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Their office will only be open for drop off of bids on June 2, 2021 commencing at 9:30a.m. The PBC is recommending firms submit their bid electronically to and