Events

Upcoming Events

Free Fitness Day
Saturday, January 9, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy
Multipurpose Room
8601 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Forest Park, IL


Stick to your New Year's Resolution to get in shape! Join State Representative Chris Welch for a Free Fitness Day with fitness instructor Charles Robinson.

All fitness levels are welcome. Must be 18 years of age or older. Early arrival is recommended.

For more information, please contact Rep. Welch's full-time constituent service office at 708-450-1000 or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com.
Aristocrats Youth Mentoring Program
Every 3rd Saturday 2016 (January 16, February 20, March 19, April 16, and May 21)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Maywood Public Library
121 S. 5th Ave.
Maywood, IL


Join State Representative Chris Welch, The Torchbearers Foundation, and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. to announce the Aristocrats Youth Mentoring Program.
Utility Bill Clinic
Monday, February 22, 2016
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Maywood Public Library
121 S. 5th Ave.
Maywood, IL


Cut your utility costs! Join State Representative Chris Welch and the Citizens Utility Board for a Utility Bill Clinic.
The Stable Project
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 noon

Home Ownership & Financial Capability Office
10055 Roosevelt Road, Suite D
Westchester, IL 60154


Do you need a credit coach?
Are you ready to own a home?
Do you need assistance or information about saving your home from foreclosure?

Representative Chris Welch presents "The Stable Project" every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at the Home Ownership & Financial Capability Office. Participate in Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Workshops, Foreclosure Intervention Counseling, Financial and Credit Coaching, and more.

These events are free of charge. For more information or to make an appointment, call Athena 773-914-1534.
 

Past Events

Utility Bill Clinic
Thursday, December 10, 2015
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Bellwood Public Library
600 Bohland Ave.
Bellwood, IL


Cut your utility costs! Join State Representative Chris Welch and the Citizens Utility Board for a Utility Bill Clinic.
Senior and Veterans' Resource Fair
Saturday, October 24, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Proviso Math & Science Academy
8601 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Forest Park, IL


Join State Representative Chris Welch, in partnership with Pan American Bank and the Way Back Inn, for a Senior and Veterans' Resource Fair. 
Job Search - Strategies Workshop
Saturday, October 10, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

10055 Roosevelt Road, Suite D
Westchester, IL 60154


Join State Representative Chris Welch with Career Strategist and Certified Resume Writer, Laina Krisik for a Job Search Strategies Workshop.

Meet with Laina Krisik as she provides you with the tools to reinvigorate your job search and put you on the path to success.

For more information, please contact Rep. Welch's constituent service office at 708-450-1000 or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com.
 
Community Shred Day and Electronics Recycling
Saturday, September 12, 2015
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The River Forest Community Center
8020 Madison Street
River Forest, IL


Help protect your identity and preserve the environment! Bring documents that contain personally identifiable information to be safely shredded, such as old bank statements, outdated medical records, old tax returns, pay stubs, bills, receipts, and credit card applications. Old electronics, such as computers and monitors, stereos, telephones, VCRs, and wiring can also be safely disposed of.

Limit two boxes per person.
 
Chicago Defender 2015 Men of Excellence Induction Ceremony
Friday, January 16, 2015
7:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago

The Chicago Defender has selected Representative Chris Welch as one of the 2105 Men of Excellence. The induction ceremony will take place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7 PM.

Individual tickets for this event are $75.00. For tickets and sponsorships, visit www.chicagodefender.com or call 312-225-2400.
 
Job Fair
Saturday, June 14, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Proviso Math and Science Academy
8601 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Forest Park, IL

Join State Rep. Welch for an opportunity to connect with local employers. Job seekers can network with employers, submit their resumes and receive information about resources for the unemployed and underemployed.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Rep. Welch's full-time constituent office at 708-450-1000 or email repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com .
Veterans' Expo
Saturday, November 9, 2013
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Veterans of Foreign Wars
2817 St Charles Rd.
Bellwood, IL

Veterans and their families are encouraged to join Rep. Welch to learn sbout services available from the state and local agencies for veterans. Free health screenings and employment services will also be offered.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Rep. Welch's full-time constituent office at 708-450-1000 or email repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com .
Bellwood Chamber of Commerce & Industry
After Hours Business Social
Thursday, July 18, 2013
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


The Meal of the Day Cafe
1701 S. 1st Ave., 4th Floor
Maywood, IL 60153

Summer business social event with special guest, State Representative Chris Welch. Come join us for food, information, networking and fun. Rep. Welch will give an end of the session update.

The cost is $10 per person. Please RSVP by July 15th to bellwoodchamber@gmail.com or 630-747-6785.
Back to School Health Fair
Saturday, August 3, 2013
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Freedom Baptist Church
4541 Harrison Street, Hillside, IL

Please join State Representative Chris Welch along with Rev. Dr. Craig M. Smith, Senior Pastor at Freedom Baptist Church at the "Back to School Health Fair". School and sports physicals will be performed (written parental consent required) nfrom 9 AM to 1 PM. Ther will also be performances by the Proviso Est & West Marching Bands and Atmosphere Tumblers. Plus refreshments, raffles, face painting, vendors and more!

For more information, please contact Rep. Welch's Constituent Service Office at 708-450-1000, email repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com or call the Freedom Baptist Church office at 708-449-3733.
Community Shred Day
Saturday, June 22, 2013
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Rep. Welch's Constituent Service Office
10055 W. Roosevelt Road, Westchester, IL

Please join State Representative Chris Welch and the Broadview Park District for a Community Shred Day. Bring documents that contain personal information to be safely shredded, such as old bank statements, outdated medical records, old tax returns, pay stubs, old bills, receipts, and credit card applications. Remember to remove all paper clips, staples and other bindings.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Rep. Welch's Constituent Service Office at 708-450-1000 or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com.
"Summit of Hope"
Thursday, June 13, 2013
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Proviso West High School Field House
4701 W. Harrison Street, Hillside, IL

State Representative Chris Welch along with the Department of Corrections and the Illinois Department of Public Health invite you to "Summit of Hope." This is a community expo that brings local service providers together to help parolees and probationers obtain the assistance they need to lead successful lives. Assistance provided by local service groups may include state identification, counseling, transportation, food, clothing, shelter, child care/support services, faith-based services/support, primary health care referrals, HIV testing and care, employment services and education/training services.

Visit the Illinois Department of Corrections website at https://www2.illinois.gov/idoc/communityresources/SummitofHopeRegistration/Pages/default.aspx for more information on upcoming Summit of Hope events.

For more information, please contact Rep. Welch's Constituent Service Office at 708-450-1000 or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com.


Community Job Fair
Wednesday June 5, 2013
10:00am - 2:00pm

Schroeder Park Community Center
2600 S. 13th Ave.
Broadview, IL


State Rep. Chris Welch invites you to attend his Community Job Fair. Join Rep. Welch for an opportunity to connect with local employers. Job seekers can network with employers, submit their resumes, and receive information on resources for the unemployed and underemployed.

The event is free to attend and may be helpful in assisting job seekers in their search for full-time employment.


For more information, please call
Rep. Welch’s Constituent Service Office
at 708-450-1000.


Saturday May 18, 2013
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Bellwood Village Hall - Community Room
3200 Washington Blvd.
Bellwood, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:

Rep. Welch’s Constituent Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Saturday May 11, 2013
1:00pm - 2:30pm

River Forest Library
735 Lathrop Ave.
River Forest, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:

Rep. Welch’s Constituent Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Tuesday April 23, 2013
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Northlake Village Hall - Board Room
55 E. North Ave.
Northlake, IL


Please join Reps. Kathleen Willis and Chris Welch for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:
Rep. Willis' Constituent
Service Office at 708-562-6970
or repwillis77@gmail.com

Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Monday April 22, 2013
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Melrose Park Village Hall - Multi-Purpose Room
1000 N. 25th Ave.
Melrose Park, IL


Please join Reps. Kathleen Willis and Chris Welch with Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:
Rep. Willis' Constituent
Service Office at 708-562-6970
or repwillis77@gmail.com

Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Saturday April 13, 2013
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Maywood Council Chambers - 2nd Floor
125 S. 5th Ave.
Maywood, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:

Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Thursday April 4, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Forest Park Public Library
7555 Jackson Blvd.
Forest Park, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch and Forest Park Mayor Anthony Calderone for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:
Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Wednesday April 3, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Westchester Village Hall - Board Room
10300 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Westchecter, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch and Westchester Village President Sam Pulia for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:
Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com

Tuesday April 2, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Hillside Village Hall - Board Room
425 N. Hillside Ave.
Hillside, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch and Hillside Village President Joseph Tamburino for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:
Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com


Monday April 1, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Berkeley Village Hall - Board Room
5819 Electric Ave.
Berkeley, IL


Please join Rep. Chris Welch for an open discussion on current issues and legislation impacting local residents and our communities. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their concerns and provide suggestions to help improve the quality of life in our area.


For more information, please contact:
Rep. Welch’s Constituent
Service Office at 708-450-1000
or repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com