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MAYOR WELLS-ARMSTRONG TO HONOR LOCAL STUDENTS AT AFRICAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP CEREMONY

MAYOR WELLS-ARMSTRONG TO HONOR LOCAL STUDENTS AT AFRICAN AMERICAN CIVIC LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP CEREMONY

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong honored four local students selected as the recipients of the inaugural African American Civic Leaders

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Mayor Wells-Armstrong Reflects on the Significance of April 4th

Mayor Wells-Armstrong Reflects on the Significance of April 4th

Today will forever remain a day of significance in my life for many reasons.

Exactly one year ago today, I was elected as the first African American woman to serve as the Mayor of the city of Kankakee.  I recall being exhausted, excited, and determined to start working toward solutions for our community.  I remember being interviewed by the local

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7:00 PM Friday, May 4, 2018

 Join the Mayor and her husband for a date night to engage in a casual atmosphere and fellowship during a meal.