Monday, August 24, 2015

Brown Memorial Park dedication

As part of an e-mail blast from the Greater Chatham Alliance we received this page from the Chicago Independent Bulletin regarding the recent dedication of the Brown Memorial Park dedicated to fallen Chicago firefighter Sidney Brown who died in August 1983. Information from e-mail blast:
  • See the post event coverage of the Rededication Ceremony of the Sidney Brown Memorial Park.

    The mayor’s wife was there! Lots of area firefighters were there! Plus GCA and area neighbors were there too!

    Our own community area paper, the “Independent Bulletin,” with courtesy coverage from editor Hurley Green, shows you board members from the Brown Park Advisory Board, who helped to celebrate the life of the first African American firefighter to give his life in the line of duty in Chicago--Sidney Brown,park namesake.

    In attendance as Brown Park Advisory Board members were GCA President Craig Thomas, and GCA members Claire Addams and Ora Jackson.

    See attached jpeg photo.

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