Tag: Mayor Andre Harvey

Bellwood Creates Nonprofit To Return Taste Profits Back To Community

Sunday, January 6, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Attendees take photos of a ride during last year’s Taste of Bellwood. | File

On Dec. 19, 2018, during the final board meeting before the new year, the village of Bellwood’s Board of Trustees voted to create the Bellwood Cares nonprofit organization, which  will be responsible for distributing any profits generated by the annual Taste of Bellwood to local community organizations, school districts and institutions.

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Local Students Get Free Tix To ‘The Hate U Give’, Advice On Confronting Police

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Azariah Evans and Breanne Escamilla, two of the local students in Proviso Township who were treated to a free movie and novel on Saturday. | Shanel Romain 

On Nov. 18, the nonprofit Best of Proviso Township, along with many local co-sponsors, hosted a free screening of the The Hate U Give — a movie about a police-involved shooting based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. 

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Oak Street Health Opens New Primary Care Center In Bellwood

Thursday, November 15, 2018|| By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11/18/18 

Featured image: Bellwood officials, community leaders and Oak Street Health employees cut the ribbon on the company’s newest primary care center in Bellwood on Nov. 15. | J. Boston

Washington Square, the retail mall that anchors the corner of 25th Avenue and Washington Boulevard in Bellwood, has a new tenant.

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