Cicero officials join food drive effort at Unity Junior High school
Town President Larry Dominick and the Town of Cicero Board including Clerk Maria Punzo-Arias, Supervisor Joe Virruso, Assessor Emilio Cundari, Collector Fran Reitz, and Trustees Victor Garcia, Larry Banks, Bob Porod and John Cava joined Committeewoman Blanca Vargas, Cook County Commissioner Frank Aguilar and officials from Morton School District 99 including Board President Tom Tomschin, District 99 Supt. Rudy Hernandez and District 99 board members, teachers and staff in distributing food to needy families on Thursday June 25, 2020 at Unity Junior High school.
Also volunteering in this massive effort that brought out hundreds of families (who drove through the school parking lot in their vehicles) were Morton High School District 201 including Supt. Tim Truesdale, Board President Jeff Pesek, Jimmy Zundell and the District 201 maintenance Department, Ismael Vargas of the Clergy Committee, and Senior Center Director Diana Dominick and Senior Center staff. All helped in the effort to distribute food the boxes of food and milk gallons to each family.
The food was donated by the Chicago Food Depository. State Rep. Lisa Hernandez and her staff were also helping to organize the event as were members of LULAC and the Latino Policy Forum.
Everyone was wearing face masks and practicing social distancing to fight the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are photos of the event. THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO VOLUNTEERED.