From our good friend Wendy Tannenbaum, President of the North Avenue Business Association:
The North Avenue Business Association Announces 2012 Scholarship Award Recipients
This year’s scholarship award recipients are exceptional
Congratulations to Yazmin Alford & Brianna Harris!
Yazmin Alford, graduated from Oak Park & River Forest High School. She was a member of the student council, the Black Organization for Student Success Club and performed her poems in the Spoken Word Poetry Club. She can’t wait to start college. This summer she’ll be attending DePaul University majoring in accounting and minoring in marketing.
Brianna Harris, graduated from Steinmetz Academic Centre. She was ranked seventh in her class, participated in the International Baccalaureate Program (a rigorous academic program), was an exchange student, an accomplished track star and volunteered at a food depository. She is attending DePaul University majoring in business management; then further train in Paris in the art of pastries.
NABA’s Scholarship Program was established in 2006. Two scholarship awards are presented to neighborhood graduating high school seniors continuing their education as a business major or a business related field. Each scholarship award is $1000.
The NABA Scholarship Program is funded by membership dues, member donations and NABA event drawings. The following members generously donated to the 2012 Scholarship Program.
Thank you for your generous donations!
Austin Music Center
Crown Royal Jewelry & Loan
The Larry Friedman Insurance Agency
Lee Owens of Obey Media, LLC
Minuteman Press of Oak Park
Special thanks to the Scholarship Committee for their efforts: Debbie Fossey, Denise Kozel and Eric Thompson.
News on North Avenue
Congratulations to My Mother’s Kitchen, 6818 W. North Avenue, for being featured in Chicago Magazine’s April issue.
Congratulations to Gale-Oak Barber Shop, 6836 W. North Avenue, retiring after 60 years of business on North Avenue.
Wonder Works: A Children’s Museum in Oak Park, 6445 W. North Avenue had a complete makeover! Be sure to stop by and visit!
Welcome new businesses to North Avenue
Desensi & Associates, CPA
6842 W. North Avenue, Chicago
Get Fit Now
6810 W. North Ave, Chicago
6204 W. North Ave, Chicago
7057 W. North Avenue, Oak Park
Sankofa-It’s in the Bag Boutique
6110 W. North Avenue, Chicago
Subway, 6620 W. North Avenue, Chicago
(under new management)
Geraci Law LLC
7001 W. North Avenue, Oak Park
Brighter Days Learning Center
6441 W. North Avenue, Oak Park
Support the North Avenue Business District!