Category: Community

Hundreds Volunteer To Clean Maywood During April 21 Village Pride Village Wide Event

Sunday, April 22, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Verneka Smith cleans up a Maywood garden during the annual Village Pride Village Wide cleanup event on April 21. | Shanel Romain 

Nearly 400 people registered to volunteer at Village Pride Village Wide in Maywood on April 21 — Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet Jr. among them.

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Maywood Kayaking, Canoeing Launch And Training Program Now Open

Sunday, April 15, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members kayak on the Des Plaines River on April 14. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

On a cold, rainy Saturday morning, roughly two dozen community members converged on Maywood Grove, just off of the corner of 1st Ave. and Lake St. in Maywood, to break the ribbon on a new, informal canoe and kayak launch site installed in the area.

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Proviso Township Seeking Supplies, Letters To Send To Troops Abroad

Friday, April 13, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Troops stocking a truck with donations. | Operation Care Package 

The Proviso Public Partnership, in collaboration with various community entities and individual residents, is collecting letters, food and personal items to send to troop stationed abroad.

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Annual Village Wide Cleanup To Focus Efforts On Maywood’s Troubled Parks

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A community member participating in Village Pride Village Wide last year. | Submitted 

As park-related complaints among residents in Maywood pile up, the village’s Environmental and Beautification Commission has at least a temporary solution — the annual Village Pride Village Wide cleanup event, set for April 21.

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Canoe And Kayaking Launch To Open In Maywood April 14

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Featured image: People boating on the Des Plaines River. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

Forest Preserves of Cook County officials will be on hand on Saturday, April 14 in Maywood to celebrate the grand opening of the county’s newest canoe and kayak launch along the Des Plaines River at Maywood Grove, 1 Ohio St. in Maywood.

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held For Renovated Eisenhower Center Complex

Sunday, April 8, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community leaders during the April 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Eisenhower park. | Courtesy state Rep. Welch/Facebook 

On Saturday, April 7, local elected officials and other community members gathered at the Eisenhower Community Center, 700 Speechley Blvd. in Hillside, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the park’s newly renovated grounds.

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