Volume 6 February 2015

Movers and Shakers In the Southland

Village President, Vernard L. Alsberry, Jr. was cited among the “Movers and Shakers In the Southland” in the January 16, 2015 issue of The South Suburban News. In addition, the front page also recognized Alsberry, State Rep., Will Davis and Markham Mayor, David Webb as “Men you should know!” “As one of the premiere municipal leaders in the southland, Village [...]

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Hazel Crest Alliance (HCA) Positively Impacts District 144 Students

Hazel Crest Alliance (HCA) Positively Impacts District 144 Students On Jan 20 President Vernard L. Alsberry, Jr. met with the Hazel Crest Alliance (HCA) for an update. The Alliance was established in the Spring of 2013 as a substance abuse prevention and behavioral health promotion coalition, comprised of key stakeholders in the community, with the vision of significantly reducing [...]

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February – Our Shortest Month Celebration of Black History – Comes & Goes

“If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.” Dr. Carter G. Woodson There should be a national holiday celebrating the life of Dr. Carter G. Woodson, best known as both the founder of Negro History Week (later [...]

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Legislative Hearing to be Convened on Need for Southland Level 1 Trauma Center

Legislative Hearing to be Convened on Need for Southland Level 1 Trauma Center At my urgent request, Representative Will Davis, Chairman, of the Committee on Health and Health Care Disparity of Illinois, has agreed to convene an official hearing to discuss the need for a Level 1 Trauma Center in the South Suburban Region. The hearing will be held [...]

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Saturday, February 14th – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Don’t let this happen to you. It’s Sunday, February 15th and you wake up outside. When you try to get back in, the locks are all changed. When you pound on the door, your significant other peers out the window, looks at you as the stranger…that’s you’ve now become and draws the curtains. What have I done now you ask? [...]

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February – National Heart Month – American Heart Association

“Heart disease and stroke kill one in every 3.7 men. One in 2.4 women lose their lives to heart disease and stroke - the number 1 and number 3 killers of women. By comparison, breast cancer kills one in 29 women.” Source - American Heart Association It’s early in the year. The holidays are over. Now is a good time [...]

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