Village People: You Go Girl Book Club Turns 25

Sunday, December 30, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Jean Weathers, center, the founder of  the You Go Girl book club, with club members during a recent 25th anniversary celebration. | Courtesy Jean Weathers/Facebook  

This year, the You Go Girl African American Book Club celebrated its 25th year in existence. Founder Jean Weathers recalled the club’s origins in a recent Facebook post. Her statement has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity. 

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For Maywood’s ‘Old Timers’, Home is Where the Heart Is

Attendees at Maywood’s 20th Annual Old Timers Picnic on Aug. 20. Picnic co-organizer Jean Weathers, (below right with her longtime friend Francis Harris), said the annual event has become such a huge draw because it reminds people of how close the town used to be. | Photos by Shanel Romain Tuesday, August 23, 2016 || By  Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Hundreds converged behind the police … Continue reading For Maywood’s ‘Old Timers’, Home is Where the Heart Is