Navigation Links
Illinois Medical District Presented with "Good Neighbor Award"
Date:5/8/2009

IMD's support of innovative job training program brings honor to the State.

Chicago, IL (Vocus) May 8, 2009 -- The Illinois Medical District (IMD), the nation's largest urban medical district, has been presented with the "Good Neighbor Award" from The Cara Program in recognition of its support of their social enterprise, Cleanslate.

The Cara Program empowers individuals affected by homelessness and poverty with skills and resources to secure permanent employment and achieve lasting success. Their social enterprise, Cleanslate, provides transitional job opportunities to Cara students (all working-age adults) with more significant obstacles to employment, such as limited or no work experience, or a history of incarceration.

"We are pleased to recognize the Illinois Medical District for their early support of Cleanslate, and for the very innovative ways they have assisted us in fulfilling our mission," said Eric Weinheimer, President & CEO of The Cara Program. "The support of the IMD, both from its Commissioners and staff, has enabled us to be the organization we are today."

The IMD has been instrumental in providing training scenarios and operational facilities for Cleanslate as well as helping the program expand its reach into other communities.

"The IMD is proud of our affiliation with The Cara Program and Cleanslate," said Sam Pruett, Executive Director of IMD. "It's an honor to work with the dedicated individuals at Cara, and we are excited to see the continued success of Cleanslate. Their interns are the true stars."

About the Illinois Medical District
Situated on Chicago's Near West Side, the Illinois Medical District (IMD), http://www.imdc.org, is the largest urban healthcare, educational, research and technology district in the nation. The special-use zoning district was created by an act of the Illinois state legislature in 1941 and is home to over 200 public and private entities, including Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois Medical Center, the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Also located within the IMD is the Chicago Technology Park (CTP), which provides access to physical, technical, financial and human resources for emerging and mature life science firms.

About The Cara Program
Founded in 1991, The Cara Program, http://www.thecaraprogram.org, empowers individuals affected by homelessness and poverty with the skills, confidence and resources to secure permanent employment and achieve real and lasting success. Through The Cara Program, more than 2,300 individuals have placed into full-time, quality jobs with leading Chicago area companies, including several in the Fortune 500.

Media Contact:
Dan Swartz
866-370-7037, ext. 801
dswartz (at) carrotseed.com

###

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Illinois_Medical_District/Good_Neighbor_Award/prweb2399354.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. ASG Business Development Team Expands in Illinois
2. Illinois Soybean Association to Participate in Global Child Nutrition Forum in South Africa
3. New Illinois Prosecution Unit Helps Protect Women Against Violence
4. 5th Anniversary Illinois Lions Clubs Walk for Sight
5. Illinois-Based AthletiCo Opens Milestone 50th Physical Therapy Center
6. 57 (More) Reasons to Buy a Contract From College Illinois!(SM)
7. Illinois Hospitals Hit Hard By Recession
8. The Healy Law Firm Represents Plaintiff in $12 Million Settlement with Clark USA Over Fatal Illinois Oil Refinery Accident
9. Illinois Lottery Releases New MS Ticket, Dash! For Cash
10. Houlihan Smith to Host Illinois Venture Capital Association Luncheon Seminar on Midwest Healthcare Investing
11. Partnership for Prescription Assistance Prepared to Help Illinois Workers Hurt by Recession
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Illinois Medical District Presented with "Good Neighbor Award" 
(Date:2/9/2016)... Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 ... ... Institute (WCRI) compares the workers’ compensation fee schedule rates and Medicare rates for ... medical services covered in the report, Evaluation of the 2015 Fee Schedule ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... announces today the continuation of the ‘Pay It Forward’ program into 2016. BioPlus ... received at our specialty pharmacy. , “Since our Pay It Forward program ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... The Journal ... need to “level the playing field .” , As corresponding author Dr John F. ... use to categorize and diagnose our chronic pain patients. ‘Chronic cancer pain’ and ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... to expand access to affordable hearing aids , increase industry transparency, and ... in the United States. , “For the average consumer, the hearing aid industry ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Two renowned photographers, Robert Caplin (New York, NY) and Peter ... June 14-19, 2016, hosted by Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea as part of ... in 2015, the Maui Photo Expedition workshop will once again consist of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... 2016 The leader in accelerated orthodontics, OrthoAccel ... is the recipient of the 2015 Townie Choice Award ... II medical device that speeds up orthodontic tooth movement ... often associated with treatment, AcceleDent was selected by orthodontists ... Orthotown survey of the most reliable and ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. , Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... in the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on ... New York City.  Dominic Caruso , Vice President, ... , Worldwide Chairman, Consumer will represent the Company in ... www.investor.jnj.com . --> www.investor.jnj.com . ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Md. , Feb. 9, 2016  The ... for pharmaceutical professionals developing and manufacturing sterile drug ... Sterile Manufacturing Regulatory Guidance Comparison – With link ... guidance documents issued by the U.S. FDA, the ... Health Organization. --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: