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Philip Gillette Day at Bethany Church

“It’s awesome to celebrate people while they’re here, while they’re present,” said Candice Richards about the “Living Legends” theme for Black History Month at Bethany Baptist Church, 1225 Elmwood Ave. In keeping with the theme, Philip Gillette was honored with the church’s Community Impact Award and a proclamation from Mayor Stephen Hagerty that Sunday, Feb. […]

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Chessmen Honor ETHS Students

Jadlyn, a senior at Evanston Township High School, is a student leader who focuses on education-related community service. She developed the “Help a Brother, Help a Sister” program to support kindergarten through fifth-grade Black students in academic areas where they need help. She is also a student volunteer for the McGaw YMCA Achievers program, which […]

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Empowerment, Service Are Topics at Annual Women’s Day Lunch

“A Woman’s Legacy” Women’s Day Luncheon was held at Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center on March 25 in honor of Women’s History Month.   Karen Chavers served as moderator of a discussion panel that included former Mayor Lorraine H. Morton, Lilien Harvey, Kristen Sanders, Brenda Philips, and Victoria Reeves, all of whom have served the Evanston community […]