Monday, February 18, 2008

Mather's More Than a Cafe celebrates Black History month!

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Mather’s—More Than a Café Celebrates Black History Month
Programs Include Films, Skits, Musical Performances and Tributes

WHAT: Mather’s—More Than a Café will be hosting a wide variety of events to commemorate Black History Month. Our location in Chatham is in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods and a perfect location to develop a story about Chicago’s connection to this important month. Scheduled events include:

A Look Back: Civil Rights
Friday, February 15, 2:00—4:30 p.m.
A special Civil Rights Movement film screening and a Prime Time Sister Circle II performance.

Soul Food and Mather’s Chorus Performance
A celebration including a special meal and chorus performance!
Monday, February 25, 4:00—7:00 p.m.
Meal cost: $15.00

A Tribute to Our Legends
Café customers and volunteers will portray prominent civil rights activists and legends in the arts, literary and political arenas. The program will be featured with a special tribute to Rev. Al Sharpton. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, February 29, 2:30—4:30 p.m.
Meal cost: $6.00

WHERE: Mather’s–More Than a Café
33 E. 83rd Street
Chicago, IL
(773) 488-2801

WHEN: Throughout the month of February

VISUALS: Music, movement, celebration and original performances by
older adults from the community surrounding the Café

WHO: Special guests and local celebrities
Mather’s–More Than a Café patrons


Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather LifeWays enhances the lives of older adults by creating Ways to Age Well.SM Founded in 1941 by entrepreneur and humanitarian Alonzo Mather, Mather LifeWays is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing a continuum of living and care; making neighborhoods better places for older adults to live, work, learn, contribute and play; and identifying, implementing and sharing best practices for wellness, workforce issues, memory care and empowering caregivers. To learn more about our senior living residences, Community Initiatives, Institute on Aging and how you can make a charitable contribution to advance our mission, please call (847) 492.7500 or find your Way to

CONTACT: Stuart Greenblatt
Mather LifeWays
(847) 492-7434

1 comment:

  1. It is my observation that in order to keep costs down Mather Lifeways Evanston cuts back on staff/patient ratios, leaving too many patients in the care of too few CNAs and fewer nurses.


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