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CUB Events

Upcoming CUB events for October 2021

Happy October everyone, we are officially in fall and this month is also National Energy Awareness Month! Below you will find several events that can  help you improve energy efficiency at home and protect your bottom line.  CUB is happy to announce the CUB Fall Series beginning on Oct. 13;…...

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CUB to participate in City of Chicago ‘Mobile City Hall’ events

The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has been invited to participate in City Clerk of Chicago Anna Valencia’s Mobile City Hall initiative beginning this Saturday, Sept. 25.   Each event will bring community resources and city departments directly to residents who are unable to commute downtown. CUB will have a table at…...

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Helpful CUB events in September

Sadly, there are just a few weeks left of summer, but we have a number of events organized to help you learn more about consumer protections and ways to save on your utility bills as we enter fall.  Check out our list of major events to see which one catches…...

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CUB’s upcoming events for August 2021

Happy August, everyone; it’s time for our monthly roundup of upcoming CUB events designed to help you learn more about consumer protections and ways to save on your utility bills.  Check out our list of events to see which one catches your eye—including a summer series of money-saving webinars culminating…...

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CUB’s upcoming events for July 2021

Want to learn more about ways to save money on your utility bills, get your bills analyzed and learn more about consumer protections? Check out our upcoming events for the month of July! As more folks continue to get vaccinated, we are returning to in-person events while continuing to host…...

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CUB’s upcoming virtual events for February

Want to learn more about ways to save money on your utility bills, get your bills analyzed and learn more about consumer protections? Check out our upcoming events for the month of February! We are continuing to host our events virtually due to COVID-19 to keep you safe and up-to-date…...

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Solarize Chicagoland to host 25 webinars on going solar

The Solarize Chicagoland program returns in 2020 with 25 free, public, one-hour informational webinars. Through these events, called Solar Power Hours, Solarize Chicagoland educates home and small business owners about solar and offers an opportunity to secure discounts on solar photovoltaic systems through volume purchasing. The program is led by…...

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Working for a clean energy future as easy as 1-2-3

The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) staffs more than 400 free events a year—which means just about every day the consumer group is somewhere in Illinois spreading an important message: clean energy = affordable energy. Jim’s a believer. He’s a frequent visitor to CUB events and recently dropped by our utility-bill…...

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In 2019, CUB celebrates 35 years of fighting for consumers

Remember how bad it was before the Citizens Utility Board (CUB)? It was the spring of 1983, and Gov.  “Big Jim” Thompson was in a packed theater in southern Illinois pitching a tax increase—but people were more interested in what he would do about utility bills. What he said sparked…...

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What’s it like at a CUB event?

By Matt Kulling, CUB Communications Assistant  When I was asked to attend a few CUB events out in the field, I didn’t know what to expect. I heard from the staffers in our outreach department that events were eye-opening and fun experiences, but I had no idea what was in…...

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