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Highlights from the SECC's 63rd Annual Awards and Holiday Reception

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The 63rd Annual Awards and Holiday Reception held Monday, December 7, 2015 at the Quadrangle Club was a success with over 200 guests in attendance.  The purpose of the event was to recognize and congratulate the 2015 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Awardees for the completion of their projects and the impact on the community at-large. The Annual Don Michael Randle Community Service Award was awarded to Richard Bumstead for his 11 years of program service and support of the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant program. The projects awarded for the evening were:

 •              Blacks In Green: raised beds for community and vegetable garden (Woodlawn)

 •              Elm Park Advisory Council: improvements to park’s floral beds (Hyde Park)

 •              Greenline Coffee: outdoor seating area and streetscape beautification (Woodlawn)

 •              MetroSquash: beautification and landscaping along 61st Street (Woodlawn)

 •              Oakwood Boulevard Neighbors Association: landscape improvements on boulevard (Oakland)

 •              Ray School: removal of dead trees and installation of new saplings (Hyde Park)

 •              Sunshine Gospel Ministries: landscaping and benches to create community space (Woodlawn)

 •              Urban Juncture: shading and additions to the Bronzeville Bike Box (Washington Park)

 •              William Hill Gallery: botanical garden and paths in city lot (Woodlawn)







Check out all of the photos from the 63rd Annual Awards and Holiday Reception at: