Category: Communities

Autism Nonprofit Based In Proviso Expands To Chicago’s West Side

Thursday, February 28, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Debra Vines, the founder of The Answer, Inc., which will offer services at The Loretto Hospital in Chicago come April. | Igor Studenkov

A non-profit based in Proviso Township that supports people with autism spectrum disorder and their families, is expanding its service footprint to include the West Side.

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PTMAN Expands Summer Youth Work Program To Forest Park

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Rev. Albert Johnson leading an oritentation for PTMAN’s summer youth employment program at Freedom Baptist Church in Hillside in 2017. | File

In 2015, Bishop Reginald Saffo, chairman of the Proviso Township Ministerial Alliance Network (PTMAN) and pastor of United Faith M.B. Church in Maywood, saw that many of the youth in Proviso Township lacked direction in life and were even getting into crime.

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Community Leaders To Protest Westlake Hospital Closing On Feb. 18

Sunday, February 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Members of PASO – West Suburban Action Project, which is planning to protest the impending closure of Westlake Hospital on Feb. 18. | File

A coalition of community leaders is planning to protest the impending closure of Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake Street in Melrose Park, at 9:15 a.m. on Feb. 18. The demonstration will take place in front of the hospital.

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