City officials will show off the newly renovated Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center at an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday

Mayor Steve Hagerty willl cut the ribbon at 3 p.m. at the center at 1655 Foster St., and there will be food, music, games, and demonstrations highlighting new program offerings at the center.

What the community room looked like before the renovations.

The facility updates, carried out by Designs 4 Dignity and Central Rug and Carpet, include new flooring, painting, a reconstructed staircase, ADA improvements (including a new registration window and serving window), kitchen updates and new furniture.

The project was supported with $440,000 in funding from the City’s Good Neighbor Fund, in partnership with Northwestern University.  

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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