Tag: Rep. Welch

Police Chiefs, Legislator Visit Maywood Preschool, Urge State To Boost Funds

Thursday, September 20, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Police Chiefs Tom Aftanas, left, and Valdimir Talley during a Sept. 17 visit to a Maywood preschool. | Photos provided 

Two area police chiefs and a state legislator recently visited a prekindergarten class in Maywood in order to read to students and show their support for additional preschool funding.

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Small Farmers Spend A Day In Proviso Township With Their Adopted State Rep

Thursday, September 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, and small farmers from Whiteside County, inside of a greenhouse in the Proviso Giving Garden in Maywood. | VFP 

Whiteside County, Ill. is where the easternmost portion of Iowa kisses the westernmost portion of the Land of Lincoln. Tampico, one of the county’s most recognizable municipalities, is where President Ronald Reagan was born. Morrison, Whiteside’s county seat, is closer to Iowa City than Chicago.

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State Rep’s Cursive Writing Measure, Now Law, Takes Effect This School Year

Sunday, August 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th). 

Illinois school students may be getting a lot more cursive writing in their instructional diet this school year thanks to a measure spearheaded by state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, whose 7th District encompasses most of Proviso Township.

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