Sunday, October 6, 2013

Items of Interest

DuPage County Board Chairman assembles a nine-member task force to evaluate the best use of the DuPage County Fair Grounds.  The panel consists of contractors, real estate professionals and finance experts.  With all options being on the table the task force held its first meeting last week.

You can read more about the task force here.

  DuPage County Board Member Paul Fichtner has been tapped to sit on a steering committee that will explore the possibility of securing a permanent location in the DuPage area for Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  The Chicago Symphony Orchestra had a very successful concert series at the Morton Arboretum last summer and is looking to increase playing time in DuPage County.

You can read more about the steering committee here.

DuPage County considering another technology center.   The new technology center is called Rev3 and will include 3-D printing, cloud computing and the next generation of digital products and services. The manufacturing sector will also be included to help bring those ideas to life.  Choose DuPage, a private-public group has provided $15,000 for research and would like to start pitching the idea to investors later this month.

You can read more about the technology center here.

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