Senior center hosts festival for Cicero and officials

Senior Center hosts festival for Cicero and officials The Town of Cicero Senior Center organized the first annual “Senior Festival” for the Town’s seniors which was held at the newly reorganized and revitalized Safety Park at 5444 W. 34th Street on Friday Sept. 9. The festival brought together the Town’s many departments which showcased their services to the town’s senior community. “In the last couple of years, we have undergone several unpredictable and challenges and [Learn More]

Cicero commemorates the 21-year anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist attacks

Cicero commemorates the 21-year anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist attacks The Town of Cicero commemorated the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attacks that took nearly 3,000 lives on Sept. 11, 2001 with a memorial service and presentations. Cicero Firefighters Paul Lyttek and Justin Swiatowiec were the guest speakers offering presentations on their experiences representing the Cicero Fire Department solidarity with members of the New York Fire Department. New York reported that 343 members of the [Learn More]

Cicero promotes three Firefighters at August 23, 2022 board meeting

Cicero promotes three Firefighters at August 23, 2022 board meeting The Town of Cicero approved the promotions of three Cicero FireFighters. (Video of Board ceremony below) The Firefighters promoted were: Lt. James Guido to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief of Fire Prevention Engineer Joseph Vertin to rank of Lieutenant of Fire Prevention Firefighter Matthew Thill to the rank of Engineer.   All three received the oath of office from newly appointed Fire Chief Jeffrey [Learn More]

Cicero Police Chief Jerry Chlada, Jr., retires, celebrated by Town of Cicero Board August 23, 2022

Cicero Police Chief Jerry Chlada, Jr., retires, celebrated by Town of Cicero Board August 23, 2022 Celebrated CIcero Police Chief Jerry Chlada Jr., was honored by the Town of Cicero at its board meeting on Tuesday August 23, 2022 after announcing he would be retiring at the end of the month. (See video of board meeting below.) Chlada thanked the board and the community for “the honor of serving you” and making Cicero one of [Learn More]

Cicero Seniors enjoy day at Milwaukee German Fest

Cicero Seniors enjoy day at Milwaukee German Fest Cicero Seniors enjoy day at Milwaukee German Fest Milwaukee celebrated the 40th anniversary of its popular German Fest and members of the Cicero Senior Center were among the guests enjoying the entertainment, games and Nordic culture. The seniors got a chance to enjoy the music and German cuisine that included schnitzel, a breaded boneless pork cutlet; authentic Bavarian soft pretzels; goulasch, seasoned stew meat flavored with paprika and [Learn More]

Lulac joins Cicero officials to award Scholarships

Lulac joins Cicero officials to award Scholarships Cicero Trustee Blanca Vargas was joined by members of the Town of Cicero Board in recognizing 20 students who received scholarships through the Chicago Chapter of LULAC, (The League of United Latin American Citizens) following the Cicero Board meeting on Tuesday August 9, 2022. The guest of honor was Judge David Cerda at the gathering held in the Town Hall foyer and he was joined by Cicero President [Learn More]

Cicero names Jeffrey Penzkofer as Fire Chief to succeed retiring Chief Mike Piekarski

Cicero names Jeffrey Penzkofer as Fire Chief to succeed retiring Chief Mike Piekarski The Town of Cicero on Tuesday voted to approve the appointment of Jeffrey M. Penzkofer as Cicero’s new Fire Chief succeeding Fire Chief Mike Piekarski who retired. Piekarski, who had previously served with the Cicero Fire Department and had retired, was called back to service in early 2020 to organize the Cicero Emergency Operations Response Team created to address the outbreak of [Learn More]

More than 500 people attend Cicero “Back to School” and Health Fair

More than 500 people attend Cicero “Back to School” and Health Fair Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees and the Cicero Health Department Director Sue Grazzini and her staff hosted a “Back to School” & Health Fair on Wednesday July 20 for students, families and Seniors at the Cicero Community Center., 2250 S. 49th Ave. Officials said the fair was “well attended and a great success.” Over 500 residents [Learn More]

Cicero Senior Center takes excursion to Peach Picking orchard 

Cicero Senior Center takes excursion to Peach Picking orchard  The Cicero Senior Center organized a tour of the Apple Holler Farm in Wisconsin recently to allow seniors and members of the Center to enjoy a day-long visit and the launch of the farm’s annual “Peach Picking” season. Seniors were given transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned bus to the Apple Holler Farm. The excursion included lunch at the Apple Holler Restaurant, a tour of the property, [Learn More]

Cicero Senior Center celebrates July birthdays

Cicero Senior Center celebrates July birthdays The Town of Cicero Senior Center hosted a Senior birthday bash for members who were born in the month of July. Each month, the Cicero Senior Center celebrates the births of its members with a birthday cake luncheon, entertainment and games at the Cicero Senior Center, 5631 West 35th Street Cicero. “The Seniors are so very important to the Town of Cicero, and they have dedicated their lives to [Learn More]

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