Local Clubs and Organizations Turn Out To Welcome New Residents

New resident event buffet
Park Forest Ambassador Les Moore (left) helps fill plates at Friday’s new resident event. Director of Community Relations is center, and Ambassador Toni Cox is to her right. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Village of Park Forest held a welcome event for new residents at the Holiday Star Theater in DownTown Park Forest Friday night. About 150 residents turned out for an evening of food, movies, and the chance to learn about the amenities in the Village, as well as clubs and organizations from around the area.

Organized by Director of Community Relations Evelyn Sterling and others on staff, Park Forest Ambassadors were on hand as well to volunteer.

A number of clubs and organizations were in attendance as well, including the Far South Suburban NAACP, the Park Forest Garden Club, the Boy Scouts, and more.

More photographs from the event:

Valencia Ross and Barbara Parker, NAACPVirginia Soto, Jorge Martinez, Dianne Hill
New resident at Park Forest tablescouts
Park Forest Garden Club
Clockwise from top-left, Valencia Ross and Barbara Parker represent the NAACP; Youth Commission Chairperson Dianne Hill (right, gold coat) welcomes Virginia Soto (left); Scoutmaster Greg Robertson, Boy Scouts Mike Williams and Luke Hering stand tall; a new resident looks over items at the Park Forest table; and (bottom photo) Garden Club members Pat Tieper, Elsie DeWeese and Elaine Davis give away Marigold seeds. (Photos: Gary Kopycinski)