Posts Tagged “April”

Pappas commemorates Arab American Heritage Month

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Pappas commemorates Arab American Heritage Month

Pappas commemorates Arab American Heritage Month By Ray Hanania Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on Tuesday saluted two leaders of the Arab American community in conjunction with the celebration this April of Arab American Heritage Month. Pappas presented Certificates of Excellence to Samir Khalil, a businessman and founder of the Arab American Democratic Club, and…

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Anniversary of Arab American Recognition in Illinois

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Anniversary of Arab American Recognition in Illinois

Anniversary of Arab American Recognition in Illinois Two years ago in October 2018, Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan introduced legislation that formally recognized April as Arab American Heritage Month at a meeting of the Arab American Democratic Club. Madigan’s legislation made the declaration a state law. Here’s a story recalling that important event in…

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Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month

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Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month

Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month Media professional Warren David joins The Arab street Radio and podcast on WNZK AM 690 Radio Friday March 13, 2020 to discuss Arab American Heritage month activities in April, and the politics of Senator Bernie Sanders. By Ray Hanania Arab Americans will be pushing to…

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials More than 100 elected officials and Arab American community leaders came together on April 10 to celebrate the revival of Arab American Heritage month, April. The commemoration of Arab American contributions to this country and their culture was codified in a state law introduced by Illinois…

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

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April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law

April named Arab Heritage Month by new Illinois Law Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was disrespected…

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Home sales up in Chicago suburbs in April

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Home sales up in Chicago suburbs in April Chicago-Area Home Sales Presented Mixed Picture in April, RE/MAX Reports; Home Values Rise, Unit Sales Dip Slightly April sales data showed the seven-county, Chicago-area housing market maintaining a strong sales pace, RE/MAX reports. April sales topped 10,000 units for the second consecutive year, and home values continued…

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