Tag: Operation Uplift

Operation Uplift And West Town Museum To Hold Rib Festival, Cook Out Sept. 8

Friday, September 7, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A local Maywood nonprofit will host a cookout and rib festival on Saturday, Sept. 8, just a few months after the death of its well-respected leader.

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Northica Stone, Founder of West Town Museum of Cultural History, Dies At 85

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Northica Stone during an event in Maywood several years ago. | File

Northica Hillery Stone, who as the longtime head of the nonprofit Operation Uplift and founder of the West Town Museum of Cultural History in Maywood served for decades as the chief archivist of local memories and legacies, died on May 16.

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Operation Uplift To Honor Dozens of Community Members At Jan. 13 King Gala

Friday, December 29, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Operation Uplift, Inc., the Maywood-based social service nonprofit, turns 50 in 2018 and the venerable organization plans to celebrate the milestone with a bash.

The organization will host a 50th Anniversary Celebration and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Awards Black Tie Gala, called “Manifesting the Dream in the Millennial Generation,” on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, 7 p.m., at the Diplomat West Banquet Hall, 681 W. North Avenue, in Elmhurst.

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