Category Archive

March 2015

  • Third Annual Work to Play Cup

    When: Saturday, June 6, 2015 | Where: Midway Plaisance, Hyde Park, Chicago Time: Volunteers: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Event: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Urban Initiatives invites you to witness a one of a kind event. On Saturday, June 6, 2015 – in celebration of Urban Initiatives’ over 1,200 Chicago Public School students and the rapidly approaching…

    Third Annual Work to Play Cup
  • Savoring a UI Moment

    Longtime Urban Initiatives supporter and current Board member ME Girgenti shares her experience from the third Take the Lead retreat of the year. What do you get when you bring 50+ Take The Lead Team Captains together on a cold winter’s day? Unbridled enthusiasm and positive energy bouncing off the walls, to start. And let’s…

    Savoring a UI Moment
  • Junior Board Spotlight: Jamie Hitch

    The start of Urban Initiatives’ Spring Work to Play season has arrived. As soccer games and practices begin, Urban Initiatives’ kids and staff would like to recognize Junior Board member extraordinaire, Jamie Hitch. Mr. Hitch, a Quaker employee, joined the Urban Initiatives Junior Board in 2012 and has since dedicated his talents, time, and enthusiasm…

    Junior Board Spotlight: Jamie Hitch