Community Groups Raise More Than $16K For D209 Scholarships

Monday, July 2, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5:05 p.m.

Featured image: More than 100 people gather on a rooftop in Forest Park on June 28 for a fundraiser that helped raise money for District 209 students. | Alexa Rogals 

During their third annual scholarship fundraiser, held June 28 on the rooftop at Urban Pioneer Group in Forest Park, the community and civic groups 209 Together and Kiwanis Club of Forest Park raised more than $16,000 to benefit students at Proviso East, Proviso West and Proviso Math and Science.

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Chris Kennedy Brings Campaign to Proviso Township

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 || Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Feature photo: Illinois gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy greets people at Old School Tavern in Forest Park. | Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal 

Friday evening it was standing room only as about a hundred people squeezed into the Old School Tavern to hear Christopher Kennedy explain why they should support him in his run to become the next governor of Illinois.

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Hillside Church to Host Funeral of Prominent Chicago Politician

Services for Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele, who died on June 19, will take place at Freedom Baptist Church in Hillside. | Courtesy Cook County Board of Commissioners Monday, June 26, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Funeral services for prominent Cook County Commissioner Robert B. Steele, who died on June 19 at the age of 55, will take place at Freedom Baptist Church, 4541 … Continue reading Hillside Church to Host Funeral of Prominent Chicago Politician