Jane appointed to the Evanston Plan Commission

Jane has been appointed to serve on the Evanston Plan Commission. The Plan Commission is responsible for hearing public comment, initiating studies, and advising the City Council on matters related to land use, zoning, physical planning, and urban design. Nine voting members are appointed by the Mayor and serve up to two three-year terms. Daniel Burnham once…

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Elizabeth and Michelle volunteer at The Kilpatrick Renaissance garden

Elizabeth and Michelle returned to The Kilpatrick Renaissance to volunteer with Renaissance Social Services and the Kilpatrick Garden Club for a Community Garden Beautification Day. They spent the day preparing the garden for senior residents and community members to later plant their desired fruits, veggies, and flowers, as well as helping some of the residents realize their garden plot…

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Grand Opening of Heritage Woods & White Oaks of Noblesville

Todd and Michelle recently celebrated the Grand Opening of Heritage Woods & White Oaks of Noblesville, a new 4-story residential care facility that provides both assisted living services and memory care support in Noblesville, Indiana. The building was designed to promote dignity & independence for seniors in a home-like environment. It features 100 individual studio…

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WJW visits Detroit!

Following the successful trip to the Rural Studio made by members of the WJW staff last year, a second group traveled to Detroit to explore various revitalization efforts within the city limits. The four-day excursion included a guided walking tour of the downtown area and its many historic buildings, visits to the Michigan Urban Farming…

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Grand Opening of Silver Birch of Terre Haute

Michelle and Jacquie recently traveled down to Terre Haute, Indiana to celebrate Silver Birch of Terre Haute’s Grand Opening. The three-story residential care facility features 119 individual studio and one-bedroom units, along with a variety of amenities designed to promote independence and dignity for seniors of all financial means. Community amenities include a central dining…

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WJW receives Hands on Partner award from Territory NFP

Several members of WJW and their guests recently attended the Build Territory event, an after-work gathering and fundraiser to support Territory’s urban design program for Chicago teens. In addition to co-sponsoring this event, WJW was also honored to receive a Hands on Partner award from Territory in recognition of our collaboration and involvement with this non-profit organization!…

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