CP Around Town

The Chicago Football Classics was the absolute bomb! Suite Hop with me, I could not resist running these photos!  Please enjoy my recap of the past few weeks.

Kicking it in the City Colleges of Chicago suite are: Juan Salgado, chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago; Dr. Shawn Jackson, president, Truman College; Kimberly Hollingsworth, president, Olive-Harvey College; Dr. Gregory Thomas, president, Kennedy-King College; and Dr. David Sanders, president, Malcom X College.


I enjoyed meeting ”Porsha Taylor” of Empire, kicking it at the Classics. Dori Collins, CPS; Carolyn Palmer; Ta’Rhonda Jones; Sheila Chalmers-Currin, Mayor of Matteson, Il; and Cassandra Matz, Trustee, Olympia Fields, Ill.


The ComEd suite was held down by; Cory Foster, Angel Perez, Melissa Washington, senior vice president, Com Ed; and Michael Fountain.


Chicago Football Classics Co-Founder Larry Huggins with Barbara Bates of Barbara Bates Design, and Shandrea Bell, Chicago Public Schools.


Dyanna Lewis, interim publisher, Chicago Defender, congratulates Melody Cooper Spann on the release of her book, “The Girlfriend’s Guide to Closing the Deal.”


MWRD Commissioner Kari K. Steele (center) hosted a reception in “Celebration of Labor” at the IBEW Local 134 Union Hall.


Commissioner Kari Steele of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board of Commissioners; Commissioner Barbara McGowan, MWRD; Jesse White, Illinois Secretary of State; Commissioner Kimberly DuBuclet, MWRD.



To the Steele Family in the passing of Dr. Cherie G. Steele-Mitchell, mother of retired Justice John Steele and grandmother of Commissioner Kari Steele.


Sign Up to help the survivors of Hurricane Dorian.   Project I Am is partnering with Operation PUSH to send blessing bags to the Bahamas.  Email info@officialprojectiam.com or call 773-800-0426.

Fashion Show fundraiser for The Major Charles L. Hunt VFW Post 2024. Food and entertainment, September 29, 3:00 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, 9901 South Winston. Hosted by Morning Glory Catering.  Tickets:  $35.00.

Congratulations to Lieutenant Michael Sneed, Kankakee Police Dept. He became the fourth African-American in the history of Kankakee to be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Lieutenant Sneed is a member of the Rho Gamma Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

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