vernardVillage 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 President, Vernard Alsberry, has done much to improve the quality of life of the residents there,” according to the publication, which is circulated to much of the South Suburbs including Matteson, Richton Park, Joliet, Country Club Hills, as well as Hazel Crest.

The profile gives insight into President’s Alsberry’s commitment to veterans, pointing out that he is a proud veteran as well. It also discusses his signature youth project the “President’s Bridge Program.” This unique effort is directed toward students in the 7th – 9th grades, offering a variety of enrichment, training, mentoring and educational experiences.

Funded by Hazel Crest company Mi-Jack and CEO Jack Lanigan, President Alsberry is looking forward to a second successful year this summer.

Illinois Premise Alert Program

Hazel Crest residents are reminded that they can now register for the Illinois Premise Alert Program. Residents with special needs or disabilities can provide information to police, fire and EMS personnel that will be stored for use in emergencies.

All information is confidential, and will automatically expire in two years. Residents must then re-register. Applications are available in the Municipal Center lobby, at the Police Department and Fire Station #2. A form can also be downloaded from the Hazel Crest Village website www

Please read application carefully before registering. It is important that residents understand their duties and responsibilities, as well as the duties and responsibilities of the Village and the responding agencies. For more information call the Police Department at 335-9640, or the Fire Department at 335-9630.

Source – Illinois Premise Alert Program – The South Suburban News