South Suburban Library Legislative Breakfast

Thanks to the Illinois Library Association for hosting the South Suburban Library Legislative Breakfast last Friday at the Tinley Park Public Library.  A lot of good information was shared by Association liaisons, state legislators, members of Congress or their staff. The librarians were concerned about local control seemingly being taken…

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Village of Richton Park “I Make A Difference Award”

  • Representative Riley and Senator Hastings
  • Richton Park Representative Riley speaking
  • Richton Park Volunteer Recipients
  • Richton Park Volunteer Awards
  • Richton Park Volunteer Event
  • Richton Park Volunteer Event Award
  • Richton Park - Mike Hastings speaking
  • Richton Park Human Relations Commission
  • Richton Park Human Relations Commission Volunteer

This weekend, I joined the Richton Park Human Relations Commission and the Community Relations Department for the 7th Annual “I Make a Difference Award” celebration. The celebration honored outstanding volunteers in the community. Also in attendance was Senator Mike Hastings as the guest speaker and Lt. Governor Sheila Simon. With…

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Southwick Place – Groundbreaking Ceremony

Today I joined the Over The Rainbow Association and the Illinois Housing Development Authority for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Southwick Place.  The facility located at 5150 Southwick in Matteson will provide affordable housing to persons with physical disabilities.   Over The Rainbow is a not-for-profit associated dedicated to providing independent…

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Traditional Warriors Karate Tournament and Exhibition 2014

  • Being honored by Master Simms
  • With Master Simms
  • With Grand Master James Jones
  • With Karate supporter
  • Master Weiss from Gen Ki Karate School
  • Karate students
  • Mayor Alsberry and First Lady Diane Alsberry
  • Hillcrest Chairs
  • Karate Awards
  • With Mayor Alsberry
  • With Hazel Crest Park District volunteer
  • Grand Master James Jones

Representative Riley supported Master Darrell Simms and the Hazel Crest Park District at the 3rd Annual Traditional Warriors Karate Tournament and Exhibition. The legendary Grand Master James Jones was also present. Grand Master “Jimmy” Jones was the sensei of Master Simms and many other instructors at this tournament and around…

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