Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Annual Meeting Highlights New Directions, Awards

JVS Chicago will convene its 2014 Annual Meeting at 4 p.m. on September 22 at 30 S. Wells St. in Chicago, followed by a reception. Our business and community partners are invited to join in celebrating 2014 agency successes and to hear plans for the coming year. Featured speakers will include Howard Sitron, Executive Director; Read More →

Celebrating the Successful Launch of Access

Early this year, after a six-month planning stage, JVS Chicago introduced an easier way for clients to receive all the services they need. JVS Chicago emulated its allied agency Jewish Child & Family Services by going to a system of one phone number (855.INFO.JVS), one email address ( and a skilled Access team of clinicians Read More →

JVS Chicago Honors Community and Staff at 2013 Annual Meeting

Jvs chicago2013mtg from jcfscommunication More than 150 people attended the JVS Chicago 2013 Annual Meeting on Sept. 16th  at the offices of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.  They gathered to hear reports on the agency’s progress and to honor community members and staff. 

Spotlight shines on the Business Plan Contest winners

How does it feel to win the City Treasurer’s Business Plan contest? “Really good!” said Fredric Weber of Chicago Mattress Recycling, this year’s contest winner.  Modern Sprout, a manufacturer of stylish hydroponic plant systems, placed second with its business plan, and Saigon Sisters, a chain of Vietnamese cafes, was the third-place winner.

Small Business Week Is Here

The Duman Center for Entrepreneurship is an even busier place this week, thanks to Crain’s Small Business Week and the City of Chicago’s Small Business Entrepreneur Expo at UIC Forum on Oct. 4. Small Business Week, according to Duman Center Manager Steve Bob (pictured right), is “one of the largest educational and business development events Read More →

JVS Chicago Names Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises “Employer of the Year”

Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., a powerhouse in the restaurant industry led by founder Richard Melman, looks for high quality employees.That inclusive approach to hiring led to a partnership with JVS Chicago – so successful that the agency has named LEYE as “Employer of the Year” at JVS Chicago’s annual meeting on Sept. 16.

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