Milestones: Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Princess Dempsey Deemed ‘Excellent’ by Defender; Trustee Lightford a Gold Leader

Saturday, March 28, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins was selected as one of the Chicago Defender‘s 2015 Women of Excellence. Perkins was among several dozen other high-achieving individuals to recieve the award, including Broadview businesswoman Princess Dempsey, Illinois state representative Mary Flowers and Chicago alderman Pat Dowell. Elected in 2013, Perkins is Maywood’s first black female mayor. Before her election, she … Continue reading Milestones: Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Princess Dempsey Deemed ‘Excellent’ by Defender; Trustee Lightford a Gold Leader