CAP Honored at Chicago Defender Newsmaker Awards Gala
The folks from Chicago Area Project were all smiles during the Chicago Defender Newsmakers Awards Gala on November 1st where they were honored as one of the beneficiaries. CAP Execuctive Director David Whittaker received a check from Chicago Defender Publisher Cheryl Mainor.
Chicago Area Project was chosen as a beneficiary of Chicago Defender 2014 Newsmaker Awards Gala. Representatives of Chicago Area Project are pictured with Chicago Defender Publisher Cheryl Mainor and members her staff during an information meeting on July 15, 201. Youth testimonies at that meeting led to CAP being honored as a beneficiary of this year’s Chicago Defender Newsmaker Awards Gala.
In a letter to CAP Executive Director David E. Whittaker, Chicago Defender Publisher Cheryl Mainor thanked CAP for its community work. “I am writing to thank you for the work you do through the Chicago Area Project,” said Mianor. “Providing the youth of Chicago with the opportunities and resources to better their lives and surroundings, and building the foundation for a lifelong love of service to the community is not only a noble cause, but a step in changing the lives of the youth you serve.”
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