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Attend the 15th Annual CeaseFire Peace Festival in West Humboldt Park!

Please join Ceasefire and the Kells Park Advisory Council as we celebrate the 15th annual Ceasefire Peace Festival on Friday June 6th at 4PM at Kells Park, 3201 West Chicago Ave. (Chicago Avenue & Kedzie). This is a free event and open to all. There will be Games, Free Food, Live Entertainment, Raffle Prizes, Community Resources and so much more! Please see the attached flyer for more information! We will see you there!

Free Kells Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Come out and join the fun for the Annual Kells Park Easter Egg Hunt in West Humboldt Park! This free event will take place on April 18 at 2pm in Kells Park, located at 3201 West Chicago Avenue, at the corner of Chicago and Kedzie Avenues.

There will be fun for the entire family! Please bring your own Easter basket to participate in the egg hunt. Games, prizes and healthy snacks will be available for all participants. There will be an egg hunt, egg race, hoola hoop competition, tug of war, relay races, sack races and other fun activities!

For more information about this event, please contact Nita Hailey-Gamble, Kells Park Advisory Council President, at (773) 533-5570 or kellsparklives@gmail.com

Salvation Army Brings The Freedom Center to West Humboldt Park

The Salvation Army is relocating The Freedom Center to a 5-acre site at Chicago and Christiana Avenues in West Humboldt Park. The Freedom Center is being relocated from its home of 36 years at Monroe Street and Ashland Avenue on the near west side of Chicago. The new facility will offer a broad variety of educational, recreational, spiritual and social service programs for the entire community. In fact, the new Freedom Center will house three Salvation Army programs that are critical to serving people in need from throughout Chicagoland: The Harbor Light Center, The Mobile Feeding and Outreach Program and The Pathway Forward Program.

The Salvation Army Freedom Center Groundbreaking Ceremony will be held on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10 A.M. at 825 North Christiana Avenue. Join us for this special event, featuring testimonials from people whose lives have been transformed by these Salvation Army programs, as well as performances by The Harbor Light Choir and The Harbor Light Hip-Hop Worship Dance Team. Come discover the many ways in which the Freedom Center will positively impact WHP and the surrounding West Side communities. If you are interested in attending, please rsvp with Ashley Foster at (773) 205-3529 or ashley_foster@usc.salvationarmy.org