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Ghana Chicago Club (GCC)

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The GHANA CHICAGO CLUB (GCC) was inaugurated in 1978 and incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1980. Its mission is as follows:

  • To promote, foster or encourage charitable, benevolent, or eleemosynary activity among its members and to foster a sense of mutual assistance among them.
  • To administer and operate real property owned on a cooperative basis; so as to provide decent housing for members and their families.
    to form any commercial, professional, trade or industrial association; in order to diversify the Club's activities and broaden its scope.
  • To promote, encourage or foster any social, cultural, literary or religious purpose or activity, to further help educate members about their responsibilities.
  • To administer and operate a for-profit subsidiary on a cooperative basis, producing or furnishing goods, capital, services or facilities primarily for the benefit of its members and for other consumers of such goods or services.

In 1995 the GCC organized and incorporated its subsidiary, GHANACHI INVESTMENTS INC., to raise and invest capital in the following enterprises:

  • Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Equity Funds, Life Insurance.
  • Real Estate - Private and Commercial
  • Private Transportation - Livery, Taxi, etc
  • Retail Services

The long-term goals of Ghanachi Investments are based on the development of strategies in the business/investment plan, rather than on dreams or hopes.

Membership in the GCC is open to all Ghanaians irrespective of ethnic origins, religion, or nationality.

The GCC is a unique organization for monitoring the fluid dynamics of the Ghanaian community in metropolitan Chicago. It has played and continues to play a major role in the socio-economic and cultural development of the community such as:

The GCC is a strong, vibrant, dynamic organization of talented, dedicated and diverse members, which keeps getting stronger and better.
It boasts a current liquid asset balance of over $60,000 in a diversified portfolio.
The GCC's proactive plans for the future, calls for the involvement of all progressive-minded Ghanaians.

For more information please contact:

TEL: 708-748-1727
FAX :708-748-1746
TEL: 773-324-1879

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