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Opportunities for Bilingual Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
Chicago and South Suburban locations.
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400 S. Green St. #310
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 243-0176
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Carlos Zambrano's Appearance

Alderman Danny Solis welcomes Carlos Zambrano

The Notre Dame Executive MBA in Chicago
A Top 25 Executive MBA Program as recently ranked by Hispanic Enterprise Magazine


  • Concise 17-month program, with January start date
  • Full-day Friday and Saturday classes on alternating weekends in the downtown Chicago classroom at 224 South Michigan Avenue at Jackson Boulevard
  • Four separate weeks on the main campus, including a life-changing Executive Integral Leadership week
  • An optional one-week international component interfacing with global leaders
  • Curriculum focuses on cross-business disciplines
  • Principled leadership is explored in each business discipline
  • Top-tier faculty instructing solely in their areas of expertise
  • Relationship-driven Notre Dame Network
  • Direct relevance to emerging business issues
  • Student diversity fostering real-world peer-to-peer learning in a collaborative environment
Visit or 1-800-631-3622 for more information.

2 for 1 Theater Tickets!!!

Available for Victory Gardens Theater's exciting new drama about the most celebrated writer in Mexican history - Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz, Extra newspapers calls The Defiant Muse - "genius with comic touches and marvelous action" and adds "Do not miss this one!" A swashbuckling tale set in the 17th century but with a very modern hero!

Call or order online - mention DON JUAN to receive 2 for 1 tickets!!!

(773) 871-3000 or go to - Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. - at Fullerton and Halsted in Chicago - $6 parking at Children's Hospital.

Made in Puerto Rico

A Comedy Show about Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Spanglish!

Thursday, October 11, 2007
8:00 p.m.
Thorne Auditorium

375 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL

$5 admission. RSVP to
Blood Drive

Día de los Muertos is a celebration of life and a day to honor people who have come before us. What better way to value life than to give the gift of life: blood. The National Museum of Mexican Art will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with Saint Anthony Hospital and the American Red Cross.

Saturday, October 13, 2007
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
National Museum of Mexican Art

1852 W. 19th St.
Chicago, IL 60608

For more information or to make an appointment, log on to or contact Rita Esquiliano @ (773) 484-4395. Appointments preferred. Walk-ins welcome. Photo ID needed.
Arte Ambulante

In2Art Project presents the collective installation "Arte Ambulante."

Arte Ambulante is an in-situ/on site project that utilizes the traditional street vendor cart to exhibit and sell works of art by artists. Arte Ambulante presents to the spectator the opportunity to observe artwork in an unconventional setting.

Pilsen, a neighborhood considered a territory of artistic intervention, where its streets showcase cultural change, is an ideal scenario to appreciate the work of these artists in an unusual urban context.

Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14, 2007
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
18th Street/Pilsen Open Studios 2007
18th St. and Blue Island Ave.
Chicago, IL

For more information, please contact Julia Rendon at (312) 451-5262 or
The Ñ Beat: Building Chicago

"The Ñ Beat: Building Chicago," explores how the Latino impact on architecture and construction in Chicago has helped rebuild the city. Hosted by Theresa Gutierrez, with special contributions by ABC 7's John Garcia and Stacey Baca. "The Ñ Beat" is produced by Edgar Vargas.

Sunday, October 14, 2007
4:30 p.m.

Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Breakfast and Expo - "Share the Vision"

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Breakfast/Program: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Business Expo: 9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Prisco Community Center
150 W. Illinois Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Visit for more information.
The Executives' Club of Chicago Technology Conference - "Preparing for Success: Networked Economy 2.0"

John Gentry
Partner and Managing Director, Chicago Office
CSC Consulting
Co-Chair, Technology Committee, The Executives' Club of Chicago

"Role of Applications in a Networked and Connected Economy"
Bahman Koohestani
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Orbitz Worldwide

"Consumerization of Technology - Making it Work"
Paul Mankiewich
Chief Technology Officer

"The Networked Economy Leader - It Is Not About the Technology"
Karenann Terrell
Chief Information Officer
Baxter International Inc.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hilton Chicago, Williford Room - 3rd Floor

720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL



HACE 25th Anniversary - Celebrating the Stars/Celebrando las Estrellas

This special event will give you the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and become more deeply involved with HACE's mission to build Latino careers. We will celebrate by honoring 25 HACE Stars, people who have lived our mission throughout HACE's history. Don't miss this opportunity to meet them!

Wednesday, October 17, 2007
6:00 p.m. Cocktails in the Sky Theater
7:30 p.m. Dinner with Entertainment
8:45 p.m. Dancing
Adler Planetarium

Chicago, IL

Individual tickets $250. Buy your tickets now by contacting Sarah LaBarre at (312) 435-0498 ext. 19 or

Companies who have already said yes to sponsoring a table at the celebration:
Gold Circle: JPMorgan Chase, Walgreens, Hewitt Sterling Circle : Abbott Laboratories Bronze Circle: Allstate, ConAgra, Deloitte, Edelman, Exelon, Grainger, Kaplan University , Kraft, Primera Engineers, Sara Lee, USG

Online Media Sponsor

Live Latin Music Every Wednesday at Carnivale

Wednesday, October 17, 2007
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

702 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL

FREE admission.
Arturo Sandoval in Concert

Latina Style Business Series

Chicago Women on Boards

The reason for the event is simple...Currently, women represent only 14.7% of Fortune 500 company board membership and we are out to change that!

Monday, October 22, 2007
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Renaissance Chicago

1 W. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601

The purpose of the event is to educate and prepare women for board service. Our panelists are top-level executives with extensive board experience and a desire to share their knowledge and necessary tools for serving as a director.

Topics include: being an effective board member; how to position yourself to get on a board; how to transition from a serving on non-profit boards to for profit boards.

Cost: $75 individual tickets

To register online, click here.
An exciting month long celebration of the Chilean Culture at the Institute Cervantes of Chicago. Music-Literature and Films!!!

For details, please click here.

The Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, the Consulate General of Chile in Chicago, and the Embassy of Spain in Washington DC cordially invite you to a guitar concert by Mr. Carlos Perez.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007
6:30 p.m.
31 W. Ohio St.

Chicago, IL

The most famous Chilean guitar player in the world, Carlos Pérez was born in Chile in 1976. Classical Guitar Magazine has endorsed Carlos Pérez with the following remark: "He gets to the point of everything he plays" [...] "A master guitarist with true star quality." He was awarded top prizes in major international competitions in Europe and America, winning first prize in:
  • X "Alirio Díaz," Venezuela 1996
  • XX "René Bartoli," France 1997
  • VI "Printemps de La Guitare," Belgium 1998
  • III "Forum Gitarre," Austria 2000
  • XIV "Fundación Guerrero," Spain 2000
  • III "International Competition Joaquín Rodrigo," Spain 2006
Parking: Please be aware that discounted parking is currently available in the garage located next to our new facility. Students and visitors to the Instituto Cervantes can take advantage of a rate of $6 for up to 12 hrs. Please request a validated ticket at the front desk.
2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Cesar Chavez Luncheon

The National Museum of Mexican Art and The DuSable Museum of African American History invite you to join them for a special luncheon dialog in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez, two transformational leaders who advocated for One America through a celebration of diversity.

Keynote Speaker:
Dolores Huerta
Noted Social Activist & Co-founder of United Farm Workers

Friday, October 26, 2007
12:00 p.m.
Chicago Hilton Towers

720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL

Honorary Host Committee (includes 20 seats) $5,000
Table Sponsor (includes 10 seats) $1,250
Individual tickets $125

For reservations, visit or call (312) 738-1503 ext. 3907.

Sponsored by

2nd Annual Day of the Dead Masquerade Ball

Profits from this fundraising event will benefit student members of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois' JD Mentors Program by providing LSAT and state bar preparatory course scholarships for students who primarily rely on financial aid and public interest law fellowships for students seeking careers in which they can provide much needed legal assistance to the underrepresented.

Friday, November 2, 2007
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center

The event will include hors d'oeuvres, buffet and desserts, an open bar, a Day of the Dead inspired artwork display by notable local artists, and a live performance by the Latin jazz ensemble Grupo Cha Cha. Individual tickets are $100. Event sponsorship is also available at $500 (Bronze), $1000 (Silver), and $1500 (Gold) levels (sponsorship commitments should be made by Friday, October 12 to ensure appropriate recognition).

To become a sponsor or to purchase individual tickets, please make a check payable to "HLAI Charities" and send it to:
HLAI Charities
321 S. Plymouth Ct., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60604

HLAI Charities is a 501(c)(3) organization that serves as the charitable arm of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. For more information about the event, sponsorships or ticket sales, please contact Steven Murawski at or (312) 861-3738.
Hispanocare 19th Annual Gala & Student Scholarship Celebration - Nuestro Compromiso "Our Commitment"

Hispanocare a program of Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and affiliated with Gottlieb Memorial Hospital has been serving the Latino Community since 1988. Hispanocare's mission is to provide affordable, quality, bilingual, bicultural healthcare to Chicago's Latino Community. An important part of Hispanocare's mission is to actively participate in community outreach. These outreach activities provide preventative healthcare services and education to the Latino community.

Masters of Ceremony
Leda Santodomingo
Telemundo-44 News Anchor

Alex Pérez
NBC-5 News Anchor

Guest Speaker
Aida Giachello, Ph.D.

Saturday, November 10, 2007
Chicago Downtown Marriott Hotel
Chicago, IL

For sponsorship opportunity, please call Hispanocare at (773) 296-7157. Tickets on Sale now: Individual $175; Table (Seating of 10) $1,750.

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  • Events
  • English As A Second Language Awards to be presented to seven Chicago area recipients to celebrate Columbus Day

    Seven Chicago area men and women who learned English as a second language and became successful in their fields after overcoming language and cultural barriers have been selected to be recipients of the first annual English as a Second Language SUCCESS Awards.

    This awards ceremony will be held the week of Columbus Day to recognize the bold-spiritedness and perseverance needed to overcome challenges in a new land as well as to celebrate the coming together of different cultures, according to Paul Jarosz, president of the School on Wheels advisory board. The award recipients will share their stories of how they learned English and became successful in America with the audience of business and community leaders, educators, volunteer tutors, students and other guests. The 2007 honorees are (in alphabetical order) as follows:
    • Antonia Bakomitrou-Lekas, librarian of the Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center
    • Joanna Bohdziewicz-Borowiec, executive director of the Polish American Association
    • Emilio Gervilla, owner of four Spanish tapas restaurants in Chicago and the western suburbs
    • Rosa Ibarra, assistant vice president and branch manager (Cicero area) for MidAmerica Bank
    • Josette Mentesana Weber, founding board member of the Casa Italia Italian Cultural Center
    • Javier Salas, host of "Un Nuevo Día" ('A New Day'), a morning talk show on Univision Radio
    • Abel Torres, department manager at the LaGrange Country Club
    Thursday, October 11, 2007
    7:00 p.m.
    LaGrange Center of the Congregation of St. Joseph

    1515 W. Ogden
    LaGrange Park, IL

    Special appreciation awards will also be presented to volunteers who are making possible the addition of free computer classes for adult students. School on Wheels and Tutors on Wheels are traveling adult literacy programs that provide free ESL literacy and citizenship classes in Cook and DuPage counties. Volunteers come from Chicago and more than 45 suburbs to tutor students at over ten sites in the western suburbs, including Addison, Cicero, Hodgkins, Summit, Woodridge, Westmont, Naperville and Lombard. The one-on-one classes are held in a mobile classroom and in the facilities of partnering community organizations, businesses and churches. For more information, call (708) 482-5085.
    Fulbright Association Chicago Chapter Disability Month Celebration

    El Valor, a community-based organization and an international model for inclusion of people with disabilities that supports and challenges urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life.

    Keynote Speaker: Vincent A. Allocco, Ph.D., President of El Valor

    Saturday, October 13, 2007
    11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    Guadalupe Reyes Children & Family Center

    1951 W. 19th St.
    Chicago, IL 60608

    Event Fee: $15. Food and Drinks served. Event Free for Fulbright Students and Teachers. Round trip transportation provided from downtown Chicago ($5). RSVP by Monday, October 8, 2007 Joaquin Villegas, or 773-822-1071.
    2nd Annual Democratic Citizens of Berwyn (DCOB) Golf Outing & Social

    Saturday, October 13, 2007
    Shot Gun Start: 3:00 p.m.
    Sugar Creek Golf Course
    500 E. Van Buren
    Villa Park, IL 60181

    $85 per Golfer: nine-holes of Par 32 golf & Social (Hors D'oeuvres & 4-hour Beer-Wine-Soda)
    Social (Hors D'oeuvres & Bar) only: $30/person starting at 5:00 p.m.

    For more information regarding limited golf packages or final sponsorship opportunities, please contact Diego Estrella @ (708) 712-7939.
    Tepito "Bravo El Barrio" Photographs with a social mission

    Pilsen's newest art gallery, Carlos & Dominguez Fine Arts, founded by Patricia Carlos, well-known playwright and cultural artist, and Leonard Dominguez, former Deputy Mayor for Education, and former editor of Nit&Wit Literary Arts Magazine, in conjunction with La Llorona Art Gallery, will feature the opening of the exhibition "Tepito: Bravo El Barrio" an exhibition of 70 photographs by the Mexico City based photographer Francisco Mata Rosas. The directors of El Centro de Estudios Tepiteños and the Galeria Jose Maria Velasco, will lead a discussion of the history of this famous barrio in Mexico City.

    They call it "el barrio bravo" which translates more or less as the "brave hood." But it takes more than courage and a certain ferocity of spirit to survive in Tepito, this tough metropolis in downtown Mexico City's most Darwinian precinct. Tepiteños in their full, unvarnished humanity are the subject of "Tepito: Bravo El Barrio" a striking exhibition of Mata's intimate photo portraits and impressionistic streets scenes that's running through November 9. The show consists of 70 images, the first fruits of a two-year project during which Mata and his digital camera became as much a fixture of the 36 block zone as the mob of pirated DVDs, fake brand-named clothing, and hawkers. Tepito is Latino America's ground zero of stolen and pirate merchandise.

    Tepito has its own dark supernatural guardian, "La Santa Muerte" or "Saint of Death" a hooded-scythe-wielding skeleton who totes a globe in one bony hand. Though reviled by the Roman Catholic Church, La Santa Muerte is venerated by legions of cabdrivers, homemakers, drug dealers, police, politicians, and prostitutes who solicit favors such as destroying their business rivals.

    The hyper-real neighborhood begets hyper-real personalities, and Mata's show is full of them. Like characters in some sprawling movie epic, the nearly life-size portraits stare you down: "El Mago Karlos" a 64 year old magician with blazing eyes and an imposing beard; Reyna "La Guerrillera" Guadalupe, a veteran vendor dressed in her tank top, sizing you up with a mischievous stare; and "Mike" and "Richie," a father-son street clown act. Or a homeless man "Roxana" Guzman, a transsexual flashing a fake breast. Then there is the well-known dancer "The Suspenders" who sometimes stages impromptu salsa sessions in the midst of Tepito's traffic clogged thoroughfares.

    Saturday, October 13, 2007
    6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Carlos & Dominguez Fine Arts
    1538 W. Cullerton St.
    Chicago, IL

    A Call to Action regarding HIV/AIDS Among Illinois' Latino Communities - A project of the Greater Humboldt Park Community of Wellness

    Did you know?
    • HIV/AIDS is the fourth leading cause of death among Latino men and women aged 35 to 44
    • Latinos make up 11% of Illinois' population and account for 13% of cases of HIV/AIDS
    • Over 3,300 Latinos in Chicago have HIV/AIDS - this is 16% of all the cases in Chicago
    • Compared to Caucasians, Latinos are more likely to die of HIV/AIDS related complications
    • HIV/AIDS infects more people than just men who have sex with men or IV drug users
    On National Latino HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, come and hear how this disease has impacted our community. Come and hear what Latinos have said are the solutions to the problem. State Representative Cynthia Soto, other elected officials, Representatives from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health, will speak on their response to the epidemic and their commitment to reversing this trend.

    Be a part of this historic event it's time we unite as one community to combat this disease.

    Monday, October 15, 2007
    11:30 a.m.
    James R. Thompson Center

    100 W. Randolph
    Chicago, IL

    Transportation to the event is available. Buses will be departing at 10:00 a.m. from VIDA/SIDA, located at 2703 W. Division (ph# 773-278-6737), and Project VIDA, located at 2757 S. Keeler (ph# 773-277-2291). Please call these organizations to reserve a seat on the bus.

    For more information, please contact Juana Ballesteros at
    Legal Momentum - Women Decide 2008

    In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Legal Momentum President Kathy Rodgers launches a national speaking tour for the organization's Women Decide 2008 initiative to spur a national dialogue on issues faced by women today. Ms. Rodgers will moderate a panel forum, encouraging audience questions. Panelists will include:
    • Hannah Rosenthal, Executive Director, Chicago Foundation for Women
    • Constance H. F. Miller, Younger Women's Task Force
    • Neli Vazquez-Rowland, CEO, Be! Products Inc., Co-founder of A Safe Haven L.L.C.
    • Jeannette Castellanos-Butt, Associate Director of Sexual Violence Services & Head of Domestic Violence Services, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    • Kim Casey, Business Development Director, Women's Business Development Center
    Legal Momentum is the nation's oldest legal advocacy group for women and girls and Women Decide 2008 is the organization's national public education campaign to foster greater civic participation by women in order to create change. Over the next 12 months, Ms. Rodgers will take the organization's message across the country. The statistics are compelling: More than 36 million women who are eligible to vote are not even registered, and 16 million of these women are between the ages of 25 to 44. To underscore the importance of their participation in the national political process, Ms. Rodgers will moderate a series of panel presentations, co-sponsored by grassroots women's organizations across the country. Each presentation will feature experts at the grassroots and at the national level speaking on one of four issues of great concern to American women and men: Freedom from Violence Against Women; Equal Work and Equal Pay; the Health of Women and Girls; and Strong Families and Strong Communities.

    Tuesday, October 16, 2007
    8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Union League Club
    65 W. Jackson Blvd.
    Chicago, IL

    Bernardo Navia and Peter Ramos at Palabra Pura

    Palabra Pura, Chicago's longest-running bilingual poetry series presents two outstanding Latino voices, Bernardo Navia and Peter Ramos.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2007
    8:30 p.m.
    California Clipper
    1002 N. California
    Chicago, IL

    Admission is free. For more information, please visit
    Tenth Year Anniversary "Celebrating the Participatory Legacy of Inclusion"

    On behalf of Founder & President Zully JF Alvarado, of Causes for Change International (CCI), you are cordially invited to celebrate our tenth year anniversary. Causes for Change International, a non-profit organization committed to advancing the health, education, and economic self-sufficiency of peoples in underdeveloped countries.

    Feature presentations
    President Larry Dominick - Town of Cicero
    City of Naranjal, Ecuador
    Maria L. Gracias, MG Dentistry

    Special Recognition
    George Pfoertner
    Tobby Fried
    Joan Hayden
    Marilyn F. Varn
    Amy Helgren
    Mercedes & Hugo Sierra
    Jonathan R. Silber

    Thursday, October 18, 2007
    7:00 p.m.
    Alessandro's Banquets

    6050 W. Cermak Rd.
    Cicero, IL

    Tickets are $100, and can be paid for by credit card or check. To pay by credit card, call Zully at (773) 561-1212; to pay by check, send payment addressed to her at 6033 N. Sheridan Rd., 14F, Chicago, IL 60660. Checks should be made payable to Causes for Change International.

    Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door, but it's requested that you RSVP as early as possible. There will also be a silent auction and raffle prizes. All proceeds will support projects in keeping with the mission of CCI.
    The Puerto Rican Bar Association's 13th Annual Banquet

    Joe Berrios, Cook County Democratic Chairman/Commissioner Board of Review will be the Guest of Honor.

    Friday, October 19, 2007
    5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Union League Club

    65 W. Jackson Blvd.
    Chicago, IL 60604

    Ticket costs are $125. Call Edwin Reyes at (773) 450-9584 for tickets.
    The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Urban - Health & Diversity Program - Bi-Annual Conference on Career & Education Opportunities for Minorities in Public Health

    The Bi-Annual Conference addresses the disparity in the production of public health professionals who are African Americans, Hispanics and Native American (URM's). In previous years, it was estimated that URM's constitute a majority of residents in the city of Chicago and more than 30% in the state of Illinois; their representation in the public health professions was less than 10%. Our efforts encourage the development of an educational pipeline from middle school through undergraduate college to graduate and professional colleges in order to correct the disparity.

    Participants will learn about the field in public health; have breakfast and lunch with faculty, public health students and alumni; receive information about admissions to MPH, MS, DrPH, PhD.

    Saturday, October 20, 2007
    8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    School of Public Health
    1603 W. Taylor
    Chicago, IL 60612

    (312) 996-7078 or (312) 996-5955. REGISTRATION IS FREE. Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Parking will be provided to conference participants.
    Northwest Indiana Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Black & White Fundraising Gala

    Our Keynote Speaker for this event will be the Indiana Secretary of State, Mr. Todd Rokita. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to have a great evening of dining, dancing and networking with other local business owners, local politicians, and members of other organizations from the Northwest Indiana area.

    Saturday, October 20, 2007
    6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza

    800 E. 81st Ave.
    Merrillville, IN 46410

    Tickets $50. To get your tickets for this event, you need to RSVP by e-mail to:
    The Institute of International Education (IIE) invites you to a reception highlighting The Fulbright Program & The Gilman International Scholarship Program

    Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Fulbright awards over 1,400 overseas grants each year to more than 140 countries worldwide for graduate research, graduate study or English Teaching Assistantships.

    Fulbright Scholar Program
    The Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals each year to 140 countries around the world, and brings 700 faculty from other countries to US campuses. Grantees lecture, conduct research and consult on curriculum development in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

    Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
    The Gilman Program diversifies the kinds of students who study abroad the countries where they go. The program provides scholarships up to $8,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad.

    Saturday, October 20, 2007
    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Palm Restaurant
    323 E. Wacker Dr.
    Chicago, IL

    Join us and RSVP to Kumasi Adoma at by Friday, October 12, 2007.
    Reception Honoring Congressman Gutierrez

    Host Committee (in formation)
    Dr. Patrick J. Angelo Jr., Cal Boender, Roberto Buono, James Cabrera, Roberto Caldero, Dr. Jorge Cavero, Pedro Cevallos, Javier d'Escoto, Omar Duque, Guillermo Garcia, Bob Garcia, Sal Garcia, Bob Gutierrez, Andrew & Lauri Hackberg, Luis Martinez, Stewart Munoz, Peter Romero, Arabel Alva Rosales, Jesse Ruiz, Manny Sanchez, Elias Sanchez, William Singer, Homero Tristan, Ruben Zarco

    Monday, October 22, 2007
    5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    191 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 3700
    Chicago, IL 60606

    Host Committee $4,600; Sponsor $2,300; Supporter $1,000; Individual Tickets $150. Please make checks payable to:
    "Gutierrez for Congress"
    P.O. Box 471228
    Chicago, IL 60647

    Your contribution is not tax-deductible for federal income tax purposes.

    Contributions to the Gutierrez for Congress Committee are subject to the prohibitions and limitations of the Federal Election Campaign Act. That law prohibits federal contributions from corporations, labor unions, and foreign nationals who are not admitted for permanent residence. All contributions must be made from personal funds and may not be reimbursed by any other person. Contributions are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes. Individual contributions are limited to $2,300 for the primary election and $2,300 for the general election per person. A contribution of $4,600 will be allocated $2,300 to the primary election and $2,300 to the general election.
    "A Taste for Art"

    Well known Artist, Erik Sosa, will host a wine tasting, art showcase for Between Friends. Artist, Erik Sosa has been featured at many prominent events some of which include being featured as a Painter for Chicago Artist of the month in 2007, ABC's Home Extreme Makeover Home Edition in 2007, 2006 Gay Games Commemorative Poster Winner, and Vox-Out 2005 Chicago Winner of the Emerging Voice of Style and Design Award to name a few. On display at the gallery will be 20 of Erik's newest pieces inspired by his recent travels. In addition, the event will feature an art auction of two significant works of art donated by Erik to Between Friends for this special occasion. WineStyles of Evanston will pander to your pleasure of fine wines.

    Between Friends is a nonprofit agency that provides comprehensive domestic violence programming and services for more than 10,000 women, children and teens each year free of charge.

    Stop by to taste fine wines and indulge your taste for art, which will grace the gallery walls of Big City Swing.

    Thursday, October 25, 2007
    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Big City Swing
    1012 W. Randolph St.
    Chicago, IL

    Donation: $45 per person or Two for $80. This event is co-hosted by The Young Professionals Group of Between Friends. To support this worthy cause, tickets can be purchased by phone, fax or email. A drawing will be held for all advance ticket purchases made prior to the event. The winner will receive a beautiful wine gift basket. Call Snow Timms at (773) 274-5232 x16, email or fax to (773) 262-2543. Also, visit us on the web at
    Celebracion de Coprodeli

    It devastated whole towns, killing hundreds and displacing thousands of people - turning churches, buildings, and homes into heaps of rubble. The earthquake that hit Peru on August 15 caused massive destruction, but it only strengthened the resolve of one organization to provide resources and opportunities for the poor in Peru. In light of the devastation it caused, proceeds from this year's Celebracion de Coprodeli will go towards the Coprodeli Earthquake Relief Fund that will enable the purchase of medicine, food, water, clothing, and shelter for the thousands of displaced victims.

    The event will feature authentic Latin tapas, Peruvian cocktails, fabulous Latin-themed music, an extensive silent auction, fabulous raffle, and art produced by Peruvian children supported by Coprodeli.

    Friday, October 26, 2007
    7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Latin Rhythms Dance Studio
    210 N. Racine
    Chicago, IL

    Advance tickets: $100; onsite: $125. Tickets may be purchased online at For more information, please contact our office at (312) 798-2391 or
    The Third Annual HLAI JD Mentors Program Law School Crawl

    During the event, prospective Hispanic law students will be able to visit six Chicago-area law schools. Each school will give a unique presentation during the event that will provide potential students with an opportunity to experience what it's like to be a law student at the schools they may attend one day. Lunch, transportation from downtown Chicago to schools, and an event t-shirt will be provided free of charge.

    With this two-day format, we encourage new participants as well as people who attended the event last year to join us for this unique opportunity.

    The schedule for each of the Saturday programs will be as follows:
    Saturday, October 27, 2007
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law - "The Law School Experience"
    The John Marshall Law School - "Mock Law School Class" (Lunch will be served)
    The University of Chicago Law School - "Introduction to Legal Research"

    Saturday, November 3, 2007
    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Northwestern University School of Law - "Career Options for Attorneys"
    Chicago-Kent College of Law - "Law School Admissions Process Overview"
    DePaul University College of Law - "Moot Court Demonstration" (Lunch will be served)

    RSVP to Olga at
    Town Hall Meeting in Spanish - Information About Leukemia and Lymphoma

    Saturday, October 27, 2007
    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Gilda's Club Chicago

    537 N. Wells St.
    Chicago, IL

    FREE Parking. R.S.V.P. REQUIRED. The Town Hall Meeting is FREE and open to everyone. Bring your leukemia/lymphoma questions to a panel of leading medical experts during an informal discussion for patients and families. For reservations or more information, call Jeanette at (312) 464-9900.
    Advance Your Career & Increase Your Earning Potential with an MBA!

    National-Louis University and El Valor are committed to assisting working professionals to develop the necessary skills to become leaders in their fields. To this end, National-Louis University and El Valor have designed a community based MBA program created to increase the pool of managerial talent from historically underrepresented populations to address the need for diversity in public and private sector organizations.

    El Valor and National-Louis University understand the complexity and needs of working professionals. With this in mind, the MBA program is taught in a cohort model by highly qualified staff and augmented by access to one-on-one private math tutoring, a state of the art computer lab and access to study rooms. The community based cohort model allows students to develop and sustain a diverse and talented networking base. In addition to the highly talented members of the cohort itself, students are exposed to a speaker's bureau and many other networking opportunities tailored to introduce students to influential leaders in both private and public arenas.

    The MBA program is close to where you live or work. El Valor and National-Louis University have carefully selected a convenient location: El Valor's Carlos H. Cantu Center located at 2434 S. Kildare Chicago, IL 60623. Recognizing that education should not be cost prohibitive, El Valor and National-Louis have negotiated an unprecedented tuition rate for those who are part of the cohort program. National-Louis University offers an unparallel education at an unbeatable rate.

    Come to Our Next Information Session

    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    6:00 p.m.
    El Valor Guadalupe Reyes Children & Family Center
    1951 W. 19th St.
    Chicago, IL

    To RSVP, for more information or to request application materials, please contact Anel Ruiz, University Programs Coordinator at (773) 721-9311 ext. 137 or

  • Career Opportunities
  • Heartland Food Corp.
    Field Recruiter

    We're a Burger King franchise seeking an experienced Field Recruiter for our Downers Grove Office. The Field Recruiter will provide recruiting services for our Chicago/Wisconsin market.

    Responsibilities include hiring Managers for our restaurants, retention efforts, employee relations, coaching and project management.

    Position may require occasional overnight travel. 5 years exp. required. For consideration, e-mail resume to or fax to (630) 598-2261.

    Full & Part-time Claims Coordinator
    A Chicago based (Downers Grove, IL) Burger King Franchise, operating 270 restaurants is seeking a part-time Claims Coordinator to handle workman's comp, general liability and auto-property claims.

    This person will work approximately 15- 20 hrs. a week. Hours are flexible, will vary and may include nights and weekends.

    For consideration, e-mail resume to or fax to (630) 598-2261.

    Reyes Group
    Construction - Superintendent

    Growing Chicagoland General Contractor, seeking a seasoned superintendent. The qualified, candidate must have a minimum of ten years experience and/or a college degree in Civil Engineering and/or Construction Management. Possess knowledge of the general building trades in addition to concrete and site utilities. Superior written and verbal communication, organizational, planning, and motivational skills in order to communicate effectively with tradespersons, subcontractors and owner representatives. Ability to oversee a project from start to finish. Salary based on experience.

    Please send resume to: if interested in an interview.
    El Valor
    Database and Research Specialist

    El Valor, a nationally recognized leader in the field of early education, youth enrichment and rehabilitation for over 30 years has an excellent opportunity for an organized, motivated self-starter to manage all aspects of the agency's fundraising Raiser's Edge database. The Database and Research Specialist will conduct prospect research, develop database management protocol and update paper and electronic files. Knowledge of greater Chicago philanthropic, community strongly desired. Bachelor's in Communications or related field and minimum three years experience with Raiser's Edge database required. Proven ability to prioritize and work independently, responsibly, and meet deadlines and ability to communicate effectively; exceptional and succinct writing/reporting skills essential. Previous experience with prospect research, and/or familiarity with a fund raising and greater Chicago philanthropic community preferred. El Valor provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, disability, life and paid time off and a supportive, caring environment.

    Please submit your resume by to
    Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA)
    Director of Partnership Marketing

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Business preferred, or the equivalent in related experience (4 years). Minimum of seven (7) years experience in sponsorship sales with proven track record of success including on-site execution. Minimum seven (7) years experience in event marketing and promotions required. Must have excellent knowledge of the Chicago market as well as outstanding decision-making contacts within that market. Previous budgetary and contract experience required. Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to give presentations at the executive and board level. Must have prior proven supervisory experience with the ability to prioritize effectively.

    DUTIES: Responsible for securing new and maintaining existing Navy Pier Corporate sponsors, sponsor partnerships for all Navy Pier produced events and short-term marketing event partnerships and sampling opportunities. Actively work with all sponsors to develop incremental promotional opportunities and evaluate current programs. Responsible for developing partnership/cross-marketing opportunities and activation plans with all sponsors. Responsible for securing in-kind, budget-relieving sponsors for all Navy Pier produced events and promotions. Identify and evaluate all sponsorship opportunities including researching contacts, developing programs, and meeting sponsor goals. Prepare for and conduct sales calls and presentations, as appropriate, to secure sponsors for Navy Pier produced events and Navy Pier operated attractions. Develop sponsorship proposals and establish appropriate sponsorship fee levels, including estimation of costs required fulfillment obligations. Negotiate contracts and work with the MPEA Legal department to execute contracts for both long-term and short-term sponsorship opportunities. Oversee coordination of evaluations and reports for each sponsor to assess the mutual success of sponsorship with the Authority. Assess P & L of each sponsorship relationship and coordinate yearly summary reports for the sponsors. Oversee sponsor contractual advertising obligations to ensure all fulfillment requirements are met. Coordinate production and installation of signage for sponsors. Strategize with Chief of Marketing and Communications and Sr. Director Marketing in developing new sponsorship and event opportunities. Establish format for reporting sponsorship proposals and partnerships to MPEA Board of Directors. Present to Senior Staff and Board as required. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Please submit your resume by Monday, October 29, 2007 to

    Legal Secretary

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Completion of a two (2) year secretarial or business college degree program, along with a minimum of three (3) years legal secretarial experience: or completion of high school and five (5) years of related office experience, including three (3) years as a legal secretary required. Must be able to type a least 50 WPM accurately. Must be proficient with Word, Excel and GroupWise E-mail. Must be able to use office equipment such as computer terminal, copier, fax machine and transcriber. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to organize, prioritize work and maintain confidential information.

    DUTIES: Will assist in development and maintenance of legal filing system, assignment log and contract tracking programs. Will determine department's informational reporting needs; will work with IS Department and Legal Department to develop and maintain database management reporting systems as required. Will compose, organize and produce a variety of routine correspondence, memoranda, reports and internal documents, including contracts, pleadings, Board ordinances and resolutions, and other legal documents. Will receive, screen and route incoming mail to department staff. Will answer telephone and routine questions or route calls to appropriate staff members. Will schedule appointments and keep appointment calendars for the General Counsel and other staff, as assigned. Will make travel arrangements, as well as arrangements for Staff Attorneys related to seminars and conferences. Will perform confidential secretarial duties and exercise independent judgment in interpreting and releasing information. Will administer, process and report on all departmental purchasing to the General Counsel or the designee as required. Will provide administrative litigation support, including filing documents with the court or other administrative tribunals and retrieval of court documents as directed. Will assist Staff Attorneys with electronic and other research needs as may be required. Will coordinate, monitor and prepare special reports or projects, as assigned. Will perform other job-related duties as assigned.

    Please submit your resume by Monday, October 29, 2007 to

    The American Academy of Pediatrics
    Manager, Outcomes and Evaluation (grant-funded)

    Would you like to work for an organization that is truly focused on improving children's lives? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's health, has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned professional to oversee and manage the technical assistance, evaluation, and Web site components of key community-based initiative programs. Responsibilities include: serving as the primary program liaison for federally funded programs; providing technical assistance including the development of materials and conducting site visits; preparing and monitoring the annual operating budget; and overseeing the development and implementation of the program's website.

    The right candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Social Work or related field (Master's preferred) or equivalent work experience required. One to three year's experience in community-based health planning or administration. Experience and/or knowledge in technical assistance and all aspects of program management are essential, including needs assessment, grant writing, and program and grant development, implementation, Web development and evaluation. Knowledge of health care environment, community child health issues, and resources is required, along with both grant management and supervisory experience. The chosen candidate will possess excellent organizational, written and interpersonal communication skills, and have the ability to synthesize information and present it in a clear and concise manner. PC literacy (MS Office) is required, and Web site development. Strong project management and the ability to travel and work weekends as needed are also required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/450 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Manager, E-Learning Services
    The American Academy of Pediatrics, the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has created a new opportunity for a professional with strong technical acumen, people and project management skills to oversee development and maintenance of our E-Learning infrastructure and Web-based services.

    The chosen individual will have a variety of key responsibilities which include coordinating and implementing interactive Web-based programs, products, and database applications; researching direct platform and user-interface enhancements and improvements; and contributing to the overall planning, development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of all e-learning programs, their components, content, and supporting systems.

    Qualified candidates will have a Master's Degree in adult education, distance learning, instructional design, computer science, information science, or closely related field. Additionally, they will possess at least five years experience in the management of online service platforms, especially those involving distance learning, adult education, and/or continuing education concepts. Experience managing ColdFusion and/or XML-based projects. Familiarity with SQL administration and query writing, user interface development, multimedia asset management, Macromedia Flash, Web site support, and e-learning technologies. Some experience with .NET and additional languages such as JavaScript, Visual Basic, and Active Server Pages preferred. Extensive project management experience required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/498 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Division Coordinator - Division of Member Services & Relations
    Are you looking to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment? The American Academy of Pediatrics has an excellent entry-level opportunity for an individual to assist the Division Director and staff in the administrative support of Membership Services & Relations. This individual will update and maintain web pages; research and write Department member communication pieces; develop initial advertising copy/newsletter layout for promotion of section activities; coordinate assigned meetings; provide telephone coverage and administer the Division and grant budgets.

    The qualified candidate will have an Associates Degree in business, communications, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience (Bachelor's preferred), at least 2 years administrative experience with experience in word processing and project coordination, familiarity with Adobe Dreamweaver, and must have strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and PC (Microsoft Office) skills. Some overtime may be required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/349 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Life Support Programs Assistant
    Are you an organized individual with an interest in International endeavors with a go-getter attitude? If so, the Division of Life Support at the American Academy of Pediatrics is looking for you!

    The Division of Life Support is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of pediatric life support training programs for health care professionals and lay persons.

    Reporting to the Manager, Life Support Programs, this newly created assistant role will provide programmatic and administrative support to the division managers; assist with projects and activities related to the development, implementation, and evaluation of assigned live and online courses, seminars, rollouts, Web casts, and other educational activities, as well as, compose and oversee production of print and electronic instructor communications.

    Ideal candidates will have a high school diploma or equivalent (Bachelor's preferred), at least 2-3 years of office/administrative experience, including web site maintenance, meeting coordination, and/or project coordination, strong interpersonal skills to work with multiple managers, and superb PC (Microsoft Office) and communication (verbal and written) skills.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/519 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Director, Division of Sales
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's health, has a new opportunity for a seasoned professional to take the reign over our publications sales activities. Key responsibilities include developing and implementing sales strategies and new revenue streams such as special sales, sponsorships, exhibit sales, international sales, and content licensing. This is a dynamic position with high visibility and mobility, requiring the ability to research new markets and direct new business development. We're looking for a technically savvy, hands-on and business focused individual who can use their excellent sales and relationship building skills to strategically leverage intellectual property and the AAP brand in the marketplace.

    The right candidate will have a bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field (MBA/Masters preferred), 7 + years of experience in sales, business development, and/or marketing in the medical publishing or association environment. Supervisory experience required. Additionally, the individual hired will possess excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal, and strategic selling skills. Strong PC (Microsoft Office) skills required along with knowledge of sales contact management systems, electronic content systems, STM, and library, medical, and institutional markets. Frequent travel and weekend work required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/508 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Senior Research Associate
    Would you like to work for an organization that is truly focused on improving peoples' lives? The nation's leading advocacy organization for children's health has an opportunity in our Department of Research for an experienced individual to develop, implement and provide analysis for health services research projects that focus on child health and the experiences of pediatricians.

    The selected candidate must have a Masters in social science or health related field, with an emphasis on social science research. Doctorate preferred. At least five years experience with social science or health services research, extensive project management, and all aspects of conducting research projects required. Must have experience working with large public use data sets and federal surveys, physicians and medical professional societies, and publishing original health services research studies in peer-reviewed journals. Advanced theoretical and applied knowledge of statistical techniques used in survey sampling, weighting, and statistical reliability estimation methods for complex surveys and/or longitudinal cohort studies is required.

    Essential skills included the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting, and possess excellent verbal/written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated abilities in SPSS, SUDAAN/STATA, or SAS in conducting advanced analytical/statistical programming tasks including multivariate, logit, and time series analyses required. The chosen candidate must have a knowledge of and interest in a variety of child health research issues. Some travel and weekend work required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/520 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Director, Major Gifts & Planned Giving
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation's leading advocacy organization for children's healthcare, has and excellent opportunity in our Department of Development for an individual to increase new sources of funding for the AAP with special focus on individuals and family foundations to support ongoing AAP programs and new initiatives through major gifts and planned giving, as well as manage endowment initiatives and maintain a portfolio of corporate and corporate foundation prospects.

    Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications, marketing or liberal arts (Advanced degree preferred), 8 -10 years of successful experience in a non-profit, a business or a university managing major relationships, experience in meeting one-on-one with individuals, as well as with corporate and foundation leadership, sales experience a plus, and knowledge of various planned giving options for major donors. Must maintain a valid Illinois driver's license and have a car for donor/prospect visits. Some overnight and weekend travel required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/473 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Manager, Bright Futures Materials Development and Promotion (grant-funded)
    Would you like to work for an organization that is truly focused on improving peoples' lives? The nation's leading advocacy organization for children's health has a new opportunity for a seasoned professional to manage the development of materials for diverse populations who can benefit from our Bright Futures (BF) program. The purpose of Bright Futures is to promote and improve infant, child, and adolescent health within the context of family and community. This is done through a variety of mechanisms including material distribution, trainings, and collaboration with other national organizations. We're looking for a technically savvy, qualitative and quantitative focused individual who can create, revise and promote educational materials, maintain our BF website, and assist with key implementation activities.

    Qualified candidates will have a bachelor's degree in public health, health education, a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. (Master preferred); 3+ years work experience in public health program planning, program management and administration, technical writing and/or editing. Web site maintenance skills essential, along with excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and computer skills. Knowledge of public health issues, child health care issues, and grants management preferred. Medical association or national advocacy organization experience highly desirable. Some travel and weekend work required.

    We offer a competitive salary with an exceptional and comprehensive benefits package. Please send your resume and salary requirements referencing position HR/CLN/515 to:
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Attn: Human Resources
    141 Northwest Point Blvd.
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
    FAX: (847) 228-5099

    Please visit our Web site at for more information about the AAP. The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a very comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, in 2005 & 2006 the AAP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area.

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