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This year the ComEd employees resource group Exelon African American Resource Group (EAARA), during the Annual Frank M. Clark and John T Hooker Scholarship event,  proudly awarded $1000 scholarships to 28 students to aid in their tuition costs for the upcoming year.  EAARA’s president  Lanita Greer, vice president Carla Dennis, Treasurer, George Dozier Jr. secretary. Jacqlynn Guidry,  executive sponsor, Isaac Akridge, vice-president operations  and Melissa Washington, vice-president of governmental and external affairs ComEd are pictured with the scholarship recipients.


Officer Sabrina Oliphant-King, Community Policing Office, has helped thousands of youth and senior citizens in the communities of  Back of the Yards, Bridgeport, McKinley Park, Englewood, Brighton Park, Kelly Park, Fuller Park, and Wentworth Gardens She was recently honored for Outstanding Services, Dedication and Commitment to the Community at the 9th District Police Department’s National Night Out.

Celebrating the success of Juanita Jordan. Girlfriends Kicking It.




Students also received bags of goodies needed for college life. Pictured are Joy Bynion, Emani King, Harry Bell, Jada Allen, D’Jaria Maggette, and Congressman Danny Davis . Photo by: Keith McDonald.


Rev. Gloria and Reese Randolph, CEO and founders of GGG Ministries, celebrated at the My 2 Sons: John/Sean Memorial Scholarship “Building A Life Legacy“ dinner held at the Tinley Park Convention Center. Along with the Legacy Award, given to Carolyn Palmer, 22 scholarships were also presented. GGG Ministries has awarded 65 scholarships over five years. Photo by: Andy Lopez.


Val Warner, host of “Windy City Live,” acted as Mistress of Ceremonies. Photo by: Andy Lopez.


Front Row: Richies Tiv, Brandon Green,
Deja Scott, Serena Echols
Back Row: Jaden Vines, Laurin Neal,
Jillian Sanford, Imani Porter, Donnie Minor.


GGG Scholarship 2019 recipients. Photo by: Andy Lopez.


GGG Ministries “ 2019 Legacy Award” Honoree Carolyn Palmer. Photo by: Andy Lopez

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Stella Foster, Retired Chicago Sun-Times Columnist

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