Now You Know 2016

News Briefs (Around Town) November 2016

SEPTEMBER BOARD MEETING RECAP The monthly board meeting for September was full of great news and great surprises.  There was a lot of recognition to go around, and it was nothing short of admirable.  The night began with several Hazel Crest police officers being recognized for their brave and dedicated work. In a somber, yet honorable moment, four police officers [...]

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Volume 16 2016 Special

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Prostate Cancer is a cancer in a man's prostate, a small walnut-shaped gland that produces seminal fluid. There are more than 200,000 United State cases per year. SAVE THE DATE! Please consider making an online donation on November, 29th to The Cancer Support Center! Again this year, the Coleman Foundation will [...]

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South Suburban Mayor Fundraiser for Robin Kelly

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S TO ROBIN KELLY for winning another term as our 2nd Congressional District Congresswoman On August 31st, the Mayors of the South Suburbs sponsored a fundraiser for 2nd Congressional District Congresswoman Robin Kelly at Relax Lounge in Chicago Heights IL. The chairman of the event was [...]

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Mayor Vernard L. Alsberry annual Golf Outing 2016.

In July 2016, Hazel Crest President Vernard L. Alsberry held his 3rd annual Golf Outing. The outing was a great success and the weather was clear and warm. During the luncheon State Secretary Jesse White gave a great speech to the lunch crowd of business leaders and elected officials and endorsed President Vernard L. Alsberry Jr. for his reelection in [...]

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President’s Point Nov 2016

Welcome to a new season! Hazel Crest is a beautiful community. The name Hazel Crest originates from the hazel nut trees that grew in the area. Still home to mature trees, green space and streams, Hazel Crest provides the perfect scenery as we witness the changing of the seasons. During this transition from summer to fall then to winter, we [...]

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News Brief – May-June 2016

Around Town This has been an especially busy time. There’s a lot going on in the Village of  Hazel Crest. In an effort to keep readers on top of the latest we have added a special section to this issue. Around Town will be a periodic feature going forward. Hazel Crest President Recognized Once again our own President Vernard [...]

2016-10-22T18:37:13+00:00June 29th, 2016|Volume 15 May 2016|Comments Off on News Brief – May-June 2016

Vietnam Moving Wall – Interviews

E. Lamar Rogers Vietnam 50th Year Commemorative Chairman Branch of Service: U.S. Army Service Rank: Sergeant Major Active combatant in Vietnam I helped get the Vietnam Moving Wall to Hazel Crest as part of the 50th Commemorative of the Vietnam War. The Village of Hazel Crest agreed that it would host two ceremonies a year for three years to honor [...]

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District 228 Students Learn at the Vietnam Moving Wall Exhibit in Hazel Crest

Local students got an opportunity to catch up on their history during a visit to the Vietnam Moving Wall Exhibit, during its time in Hazel Crest from May 5 – 9. Except for those who have loved ones who spent time in Vietnam, many know little about what became this nation’s most unpopular war. Nearly 500 American History students from [...]

2016-10-22T18:37:13+00:00May 29th, 2016|Community New, Volume 15 May 2016|Comments Off on District 228 Students Learn at the Vietnam Moving Wall Exhibit in Hazel Crest

President’s Point May 2016

Hello, Hazel Crest residents and friends, the months of April and May were filled with activities and opportunities to demonstrate community Pride. We began April with a community clean up. Thanks to all of the residents, community organizations, family members and friends who came out to pick up trash and debris and sweep our village clean. I am sending special thanks out to our Public [...]

2016-10-22T18:37:13+00:00May 29th, 2016|Volume 15 May 2016|Comments Off on President’s Point May 2016

Village President’s Speech for the Moving Wall – May 5th 2016

I am a resident of the Village of Hazel Crest, your Village President and a veteran with more than 10 years of active military service. I was proud when Hazel Crest partnered with the federal government to commemorate the service of those comrades who served during the Vietnam War;  recognize those who gave their last full measure of devotion to [...]

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