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Lincoln Park Community Research Iniatitive
America’s Gangster
Thursday, November 30
6:30 p.m. Reception; 7:00 p.m. Program
DePaul Student Center, Room 120
2250 North Sheffield Avenue

Community Beautification

Do you want to participate in and contribute to the beautification of the Sheffield Neighborhood?  Research has shown that community beautification programs result in increased property values, attract business investment, and improve the neighborhood reputation.  Beauty is one of the top three factors in creating community loyalty.  The Sheffield Neighborhood Association’s (“SNA”) Award-Winning Beautification program began in 2000.  Since then, more than 225 trees were planted on the parkways throughout the neighborhood.

SNA Annual Meeting Thank You

SNA Annual Meeting Thank You

We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who attended our annual meeting.  We would also like to extend a special thanks to this year’s sponsors:  Dee’s Mandarin and Sushi Lounge, Floriole Café & Bakery, Knife & Tine, Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, Sweet Mandy B’s, The Arrogant Frog, The Budlong Hot Chicken, The Warehouse Bar & Pizzeria.  We send a special shout-out to our committee members, David Bassin and Holly Panter, for planning this fantastic event.     

Make A Difference

Make a difference in the life of a an adult with a disability.  Be a volunteer tutor in Anixter Center's Jack Ehrlich Literacy Program.  The program is Chicago's only free literacy program designed exclusively for older teens and adults with disabilities, and it is all about helping adults with disabilities reach their goals.  Typical goals include improving reading, writing, and math skills; finding a better job; and earning a GED.  No special skills required.  To become a tutor, volunteers must complete 15 hours of free tutor training and commit to tutoring at least one hour a week for at

Thank you, and happy 2017!

The Sheffield Neighborhood Association would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your continued support of our organization throughout this past year.  Because of you, the SNA is able to improve the conditions of life, work, recreation, health, and safety of our neighborhood.  Your support also helps us to sponsor programs and activities in the Sheffield neighborhood, such as neighborhood beautification, upgrades and maintenance of our local parks, and movies and concerts in the park.  Thanks to you, the SNA has also been able to offer financial support to o

Spaghetti Dinner 2016: Thanks!

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped to make this year’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner a success.  Thanks to everyone who attended and to the following businesses for their generous donations for the raffle drawing:  Arrogant Frog Bar, Athenian Room, Benefit Makeup, Bottlefork, Butcher & the Burger, Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, Chicago Dog House, Cotelac, Cryo Bar, Dee’s Restaurant, Denim & Soul, Dirk’s Fish, Dynamic Liquors, Fairways, Geja’s Cafe, Gepperth’s Meat Market, Hakka Bakka, Homeslice, Jam ’n Honey, Kelly’s Pub, Kincade’s Bar & Grill, Mario’s Place, Mo’s Asian Bistro, Nookie’s Restaurant, Pat’s Pizza, Pauline’s Restaurant, Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs, Salon 9nb, Salon Soca, Shoe’s Pub, Spavia, Stella Barra, Strand Salon, Summer House, The Little Black Dress, The Warehouse Bar & Pizzeria, Underthings, Villa d’Citta.  A speical thanks to Derby Bar & Grill for the delicious food, and thanks to McGee's Tavern & Grille for the beverages.  Thanks to Whiskey Jezebel and Edd Fairman, Wizard of Sorts for keeping us entertained the entire evening.  We thank and applaud our committee who pulled the entire event together:  David Bassin, John D’Antonio, Brett Gallagher, Kate Jakubas, and Holly Panter.