Monday, August 19, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Roosevelt school alum barbecue during the annual Old Timers’ picnic on Aug. 17 in Maywood. | Shanel Romain
On Saturday, Aug. 17, community members in Bellwood and Maywood were out in full force, despite the rain and overcast clouds, for two big events.
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Sunday, June 16, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Pastor Annette Barker, who recently launched a girls’ mentoring program. | Shanel Romain
A Bellwood pastor is set to launch a summer program tailored for young women in the Proviso Township area.
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Friday, August 25, 2017 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews
On Aug. 19, dozens of community members gathered on the grounds of Christian Unity Church, 2140 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood, for the resurgence of the church’s annual Gospel fest after a two-year hiatus.
The event — formally called the Worship on Washington Back to School Youth Explosion/Unity in the Community Day — featured vendors selling handmade jewelry, food, school supplies, a bounce house, live Gospel music and a panel discussion.
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