Tag: Kiwanis Club of Forest Park

PMSA Grad From Nigeria Wins Full Ride To Study Neuroscience AT UIUC

Monday, July 30, 2018 || By Siobhan Neela-Stock || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Omolabake Oyetayo, a recent PMSA graduate and Nigeria native who will attend UIUC in the fall to study neuroscience. | Photo provided 

Growing up, Omolabake Oyetayo’s father always said to her, ‘It takes brains to work with brains.” That’s mostly what has motivated the 17-year-old to study neuroscience this fall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

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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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Local Groups Unite To Help Proviso Students Pay For College

Monday, June 18, 2018 || By Tom Holmes || @maywoodnews 

The Kiwanis Club of Forest Park and 209 Together are partnering to raise $6,000 for hard-working, college-bound students of Proviso Township District 209 High Schools through “Great Chefs Feeding College Dreams,” a fundraiser that will be held at 7 p.m. on June 28 on the rooftop of the Urban Pioneer Group, 7503 Madison St.

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