County Gospel Choir Competition Seeks to Inspire

Monday, September 18, 2017 || By Lee Edwards/Austin Weekly News || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A Chicago choir that won a separate choir competition last year. | Austin Weekly News File

Choirs from all across Cook County and even places beyond Illinois will all converge on St. Michael Missionary Baptist Church, 4106 W. Monroe St., on Oct. 7 to compete in the third annual Cook County Wide Gospel Choir Competition hosted by Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) and The Cook County Wide Gospel Choir Competition.

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Businessman Offers to Loan Cook County Homeowners $1K to Pay Down Delinquent Taxes before April 3 Deadline

Monday, March 27, 2017 || By Wendell Hutson for Austin Weekly News || @maywoodnews The latest project by a nonprofit foundation to help economically challenged individuals and families came too late for one homeowner who said he lost his home due to back taxes. “No one wanted to loan me any money because I had bad credit. My friends and family wouldn’t even loan me … Continue reading Businessman Offers to Loan Cook County Homeowners $1K to Pay Down Delinquent Taxes before April 3 Deadline