CHA celebrates National Senior Citizens Day with “A Day of Service” at...

CHA celebrates National Senior Citizens Day with “A Day of Service” at its agency senior homes

CHA staff pays tribute to its senior population

WHAT:      CHA “Day of Service” to seniors

WHERE:   Flannery Apartments, 1531 N. Clybourn Ave.

WHEN:       1-3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

DETAILS:  CEO Eugene Jones, Jr., and staff

                     help those residing in all of its senior

                     apartment buildings across the city of

                     Chicago feel special on National Senior

                     Citizens Day

CHICAGO – (RealEstateRama) — The staff of the Chicago Housing Authority will pay tribute to its senior population with a “Day of Service” to those residing in all of its senior apartment buildings across the city of Chicago. A media availability will be from 1-3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Flannery Apartments, 1531 N. Clybourn Ave.

CHA staff will unpack and serve lunch from door-to-door, then engage in a day of games and activities with residents to brighten their day on National Senior Citizens Day.

Among the activities during the media availability: karaoke, bingo, board games, dancing and ice cream.

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Press contacts:

Office of Communications – Chicago Housing Authority
Molly Sullivan: (312) 786-3344; msullivan (at) thecha (dot) org
Matthew Aguilar: (312) 935-2646; maguilar (at) thecha (dot) org

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The Chicago Housing Authority provides homes to more than 50,000 families and individuals, while supporting healthy communities in neighborhoods throughout the city. CHA has utilized the flexibility of the Moving To Work agreement to test innovative, locally-designed strategies that use federal dollars to more efficiently help residents become self-sufficient and to increase housing choices for low-income families. As a result, CHA families are more successful than ever before. In 2000, 15% of work-eligible heads-of-household were employed. Now more than 58% are employed. Also, the annual income of employed heads-of-household has doubled to more than $19,000 a year.

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