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WTTW Report: High Manganese Levels Found in Children’s Toenails on Southeast Side

According to a recent WTTW news report, “Children on Chicago’s Southeast Side have higher levels of manganese in their toenails than children in other parts of the city, according to the preliminary results of a study aiming to measure the impact of toxic metals on children’s health in one of the city’s most polluted areas.”

Researchers are examining whether there’s a correlation between high manganese levels and pulmonary (lung) issues.  According to the news report, a recently published study of children in Ohio also found a significant link between higher concentrations of manganese in hair samples and declines in IQ, mental processing speed and working memory.

Click here to read the full WTTW news report.


2017 WKYR Reba Dunner Selfie-Mag 7 close up

All area residents invited to learn more about the


Thursday Jan. 4th, at 4-5 pm.

Altgeld Library, 13281 S. Corliss

2017 ofo bike feature--full side view bike

Sponsored by We Keep You Rollin’ (Bike & Wellness Group) and Equiticity

Catch the roll w/ofoBikes

For more info:   773-344-4524 text

EARTH DAY for Golden Gate Community

SATURDAY APRIL 22, 2017  from 9am til 12 noon

Meet at 13134 S. Vernon

9am –Sign In…get Free T-shirt…gloves…tools…water, snacks

End at 12 noon with a Free Snack Lunch


*Help Clean and Green in front of your house*

*Clean & Green your street*

*Help mulch trees in Golden Gate Park*

*Help Beautify the Front entrance @ 130th & Eberhart*

*Students can earn Service Learning Hours*

Thank You

Golden Gate Homeowners Association

“Re-building a Neighborhood, One Neighbor at a Time”

Call for more information–773-468-7941

1 Week Count Down…to the 2nd Annual Community Bike Ride

WE KEEP YOU ROLLIN’ Bike & Wellness Group

Is rolling out on  FREE WELLNESS BENEFITS at the 2nd Annual BIKE RIDE

Saturday April 29th             from 12 noon til 3p.m.

*Free LOANER BIKES… You can keep the “Loaner Bike” if you pre-register & complete the bike ride, limit 25 bikes

*Ride a DIVVY BIKE, in the Bike Ride, for FREE…must pre register, limit of 15 bikes, return bike at end of ride :)

*FREE BIKE SAFETY HELMETS for participants, kids & adults

*Visit “FRESH MOVES” produce bus–you can make a purchase with cash, debit or Link card

*Healthy Refreshments by Growing Power

CALL TO REGISTER  773-468-7941 2017 WKYR 2nd Annual Bike Ride 4-29-17 Slow Roll version


Get Ready, Get Set, Let’s Roll…

at the 2nd Annual Community Bike Ride

Sponsored by WE KEEP YOU ROLLIN’ Bike & Wellness Group

SATURDAY APRIL 29TH 2017  FROM 12 noon to 3 P.M.

For more info call: 773-468-7941


Upcoming Events

February 26, 2018
  • Preschool Story Time at the Altgeld Library

    February 26, 2018  1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
    Altgeld Branch, Chicago Public Library, 13281 S Corliss Ave, Chicago, IL 60827, USA

    See more details

March 1, 2018
  • Early Learning Coalition Meeting

    March 1, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    See more details

March 6, 2018
  • Teen Tuesday at the Altgeld Library

    March 6, 2018  10:00 am - 10:30 am
    Altgeld Branch, Chicago Public Library, 13281 S Corliss Ave, Chicago, IL 60827, USA

    See more details

March 15, 2018
  • Mighty Men And Motivation

    March 15, 2018  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Aldridge Elementary School, 630 E 131st St, Chicago, IL 60827, USA

    All men are welcome.

    See more details

March 16, 2018
  • Register by today for a free mammogram

    March 16, 2018

    Register by March 16. Call 312-404-8067 and ask for Lolita Cleveland. For females 40 and older. Free mammograms, free transportation, and free giveaways.

    See more details

March 21, 2018
  • Free breast cancer screening

    March 21, 2018

    Free mammograms, free transportation, and giveaways. Pick up times and locations:
    7:45am Carver
    7:50am Aldridge
    7:55am DuBois.
    Contact Lolita Cleveland at 312-404-8067 for more information.

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