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JLL Chicago Service Day: Back to school

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With fond memories of their school years and a passion for giving back, 260 JLLers took part in the third-annual JLL Chicago Service Day, held on July 20 at John J. Pershing Magnet School for Humanities in the Douglas neighborhood.

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260 volunteers from JLL’s Chicago office came out to support John J. Pershing Magnet School for Humanities.

With Pershing’s focus on the arts in mind, we divided into teams and got to work beautifying the school with colorful imagination. Groups created custom murals and mosaics for Pershing’s “Panther Leaders,” as well as a brightly colored outdoor plywood mural and new coats of paint in the hallways. Line games, planter benches and mulching on the grounds around the school added to the outdoor space’s welcoming feel.… Read More

JLL Chicago office puts elbow grease into beautifying local school for Service Day

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Paint roller – check! Hammer—check! Screwdriver – check! As part of JLL’s second-annual Service Day held on June 24, 250 employees got their hands dirty spending an afternoon beautifying 100-year-old Brighton Park Elementary School, located in southwest Chicago.

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250 volunteers from JLL’s Chicago office came out to fix up Brighton Park Elementary School.

While planning for JLL’s service day, the school’s staff asked JLL volunteers to create a bright and engaging learning environment for their students. Armed with that goal in mind, the group painted classrooms, hallways and stairwells, built planter boxes and bookshelves and created artistic murals and tile mosaics, among other projects. In addition to giving the school a much-needed facelift, JLL employees raised more than $1,300 to help the school build a dance studio for students.… Read More