Long time Eastwood homes resident Laquita Haynes received notice last week that she was selected to move into the Aurora Housing Authorities newly remodeled scattered site home. The home is a first for the AHA who invested in high end fixtures in an effort to make the home feel more like a private sector residence rather than a Public housing unit.
Recently in Aurora Category
The Patriot Guard riders line up to honor Air Force Captain Brandon Cyr who was being brought back to Oswego after he was killed in a plane crash in Afghanistan.
Jared Mead is closing the farm to table distance at Rivers Edge Cafe in Downtown Aurora. Mead, an employee at the cafe, designed, built and planted six garden boxes on the roof of the neighboring building with the help of friend and co-worker Reese Boyd. The pair plan to use the vegetables they harvest in a few of the dishes at the cafe.
Yesterday was the National Day of Prayer and residents in Aurora celebrated with the Aurora Christian Ministry Network by walking across town, stopping at various schools, city blocks and police stations along the way to pray for those they thought needed it.
A little while ago I had the honor of following Craig and his son Matt Steichen to a Chicago Blackhawks game against the Detroit Red Wings. The Steichen's have garnered national attention for their all 32 in 17 campaign bringing wounded warriors to professional athletic events around the country.
What really struck me about the pair was not only their love of the games, but their true pride in being able to give back to these heros.
I tagged along with the Steichen's and two vets, Marine Sargent Paul Ruiz and Army Sargent Jason Wilson who were on the ice during the national anthem and were recognized again in the third period for their service.