A Fun Eveining at Pride Theater for Buena Park Neighbors General Meeting

Buena Park residents heard from board members and Alderman Cappleman who addressed issues and concerns in our community.

The dedicated team behind the new Broadway Youth Center which will open its doors at 4009 N Broadway gave a presentation on its mission. It is a division of Howard Brown Health Center, and its mission is to support good quality of life for LGBTQ youth, particularly those who are homeless and in desperate need of financial assistance for basic needs.

The evening’s entertainment included songs from “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.” The score of the musical comedy-of-errors included well-known pop numbers like “It’s Raining Men,” “A Fine Romance,” and “Shake Your Groove Thing.”

The meeting will end with cake and coffee and an array of locally assembled gift baskets featuring treats from wine to dinners to events which were raffled off.


Author: bikeuptown46

I am currently the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 33,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I publsih a magazine, a couple of email newsletters and two websites. I also do videos, webinars, advertisng and public relations. As an avid cyclist I ride a three-wheeled trike 5 to 6 days per week 52 weeks per year which adds up to between 5,000 and 6,000 miles year-round, including daily commutes along Chicago's lakefront ... polar vortexes included. I have never missed a day of work because of Chicago's weather. I am an activist who serves humanitarian and political causes: To advocate for the Sudanese in Illinois who have fled Southern Sudan and Darfur is one of my most rewarding experiences. I work with my son Sean on Sudan presentations at churches and community groups with my Sudanese friends on the problems facing them in Darfur, South Sudan and the United States. My son Sean and I work together on the Abolition Institute which seeks to end slavery in the west African nation of Mauritania. My photography chronicles Chicago's lakefront through my daily rides. My photo website is http://genetenner.com/ I just self-published my first photo-book on the history of my Chicago neighborhood: Sweet Home Buena Park. I live about one-half mile north of Wrigley Field in the Buena Park neighborhood.

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