From TribLocal for Oak Park/River Forest, March 30th:
“On March 16th Seguin Services welcomed Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Commissioner Jeffrey Tobolski (16th District) to Seguin’s Carr Center in Cicero. President Preckwinkle and Commissioner Tobolski toured the entire Seguin program complex, including the Portillo’s Learning Kitchen, Seguin classrooms and other recently renovated day program space in the center named after the Carr Family, including former Cook County Commissioner Al Carr. The two newly elected County officials also visited Seguin Gardens & Gifts, Seguin’s retail greenhouse and gift shop, as well as Seguin Auto Center, a car-wash and locale for sales of donated and other used cars. Seguin was able to show how Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) issued through the County have benefited persons with disabilities served by Seguin.
Having just completed her first 100 days in office, President Preckwinkle has made a point of visiting every district under her jurisdiction. At the invitation of Commissioner Tobolski, Preckwinkle became the first Cook County President to tour the main center of operations for Seguin, a nonprofit agency serving 600 children and adults with developmental disabilities and other special needs in Chicago, Cook County and DuPage County….”