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Congratulations To Our Neighborhood Heroes!

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) held its Annual Meeting and Neighborhood Leadership Awards program, "NHS @ 40: Deep Roots, Still Growing" on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Bridgeport Art Center.
The event was attended by over 300 partners, volunteers, community leaders and neighborhood residents.  The evening's program showcased nine Neighborhood Heroes and celebrated NHS' accomplishments.
Congratulations to our Neighborhood Heroes:
Pictured (from left to right, front to back): Dennis Verges of the Fox Valley, Bill Haley, Director of the Jackie Robinson West Little League, Sonya Harper of Englewood, Lakeshia Wright & Janice Morrissey from The Chicago Southland Housing & Community Development Collaborative, Cheryl Johnson of Auburn Gresham, Paul Norrington of North Lawndale, the youth organizers of the Southwest Organizing Project with NHS President Kristin Faust, Diana Rubio of Back of the Yards and Chet Jackson of West Humboldt Park 
To view videos featuring the stories of our Neighborhood Heroes, click here.
Thanks to the support of our volunteers and partners this past year, NHS served over 6,000 clients, loaned over 12 million dollars and created 454 new home owners in the Chicagoland area.  NHS also counseled and educated over 2,700 home owners at risk of foreclosure. 

NHS would like to thank our Community Banks Partnership for hosting this special event and the evening's Raffle and Silent Auction, which raised over $4,000 to help support NHS' programs. 

Members of the 2014 Host Committee Include:  

Linda L. Boyer, Inland Bank, Committee Chair
Angelica Dillon, North Shore Community Bank

Zach Goldman, First Eagle Bank

Teresa Handley, Wintrust Financial

Cornell Lurry, First Midwest Bank

 Mary Morstadt, Standard Bank and Trust Co.

Art Neville, Community Savings Bank

Thomas Olivieri, First Bank of Highland Park

 Yvonne Riechers, Republic Bank

Steve Rosenbaum, Prospect Federal Savings Bank

 Deborah Ross, FirstMerit Bank

Cherilyn Simmons, First Savings Bank of Hegewisch

 Rosie Verdin, Bridgeview Bank Mortgage

 Thanks to our event sponsors:

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