Photo Gallery – 2011

December 17, 2011 – Rep. Ford, Chicagoland Foreign Investment Group, state procurement officers and others give information to more than 100 at Small Business Seminar.

 

December 15, 2011 – Rep. Ford, Weinstein Meats and Gusto Packing provides more than 500 gifts at Leland Elementary School

 

December 10, 2011 – Rep. Ford delivers keynote address at Blacks in Government (BIG) 18th Annual Black Tie/Scholarship Banquet, Danville.

 

December 1, 2011 – Rep. Ford participates on panel on prevention of childhood obesity with Illinois Action for Children, Broadview.

 

November 11, 2011 – Rep. Ford meets with veterans on Veterans’ Day, 11-11-11, North Riverside.

 

November 5, 2011 – Rep. Ford addresses and leads discussion at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago.

 

November 5, 2011 – Rep. Ford joins the dedication of the new track and playing field at La Follette Park, Chicago.

 

November 4, 2011 – Rep. Ford hosts Erasing the Distance Theatre Event in Oak Park – to decrease stigma and increase knowledge about mental illness.

 

November 2, 2011 – 75 attend Town Hall Meeting at Columbia College moderated by Laura Washington discussing unemployment and youth.

 

October 17, 2011 – Rep. Ford listens to protesters involved with Occupy Chicago.

 

September 22, 2011 – Rep. Ford teams with Chef Parola and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to provide 350 meals of delicious Asian carp at Christ the King School.

 

September 6-12, 2011 – Rep. Ford goes to Cuba with legislative group to boost Illinois exports, and also visits medical school.

 

August 27, 2011 – Rep. Ford supports the American Cancer Society Hope Walk of North Riverside.

 

August 17, 2011 – Rep. Ford meets with President Obama.

 

August 6, 2011 – Rep. Ford supports St. Catherine – St. Lucy’s Parish 2011 Community Health Fair.

 

July 26, 2011 – Rep. Ford chairs hearing of Small Business Empowerment and Workforce Development Committee at Thompson Center, with more than 500 attending.

 

July 15, 2011 – Rep. Ford with Cubs great and Hall of Fame pitcher, Ferguson Jenkins, at the Holiday Heroes Fundraiser.

 

July 11, 2011 – Rep. Ford’s bill to improve education of elementary school students who have fallen behind is signed by Governor Quinn at Wells High School, Chicago.

 

July 2, 2012 – Rep. Ford announces his candidacy for State Representative of the Eighth District at Pre-4th of July Celebration at the home of John Robertson.

 

June 27, 2011 – Rep. Ford joins WHARP at a press conference promoting HIV awareness on National HIV Testing Day.

 

June 24, 2012 – Rep. Ford launches the first of a series of Grantsmanship Workshops.

 

June 17, 2011 – Rep. Ford and Rep. May congratulate the Small Business Advocacy Council on its First Anniversary.

 

June 14, 2011 – Rep. Ford meets with Mayor Emanuel.

 

June 5, 2011 – Rep. Ford supports the work of Thrive Counseling Center in Oak Park.

 

May 22, 2011 – Rep. Ford holds Press Conference at A Safe Haven to discuss implications of budget cuts on needed social services.

 

May 21, 2011 – Rep. Ford takes bus of children and parents to Northerly Island for Leave No Child Behind Event

 

May 2, 2011 – Rep. Ford teams with Illinois Department of Employment Security for an application intake fair for Ford Motor Company assembler jobs.

 

April 25, 2011 – Rep. Ford and daughter Tia were invited to the Easter Egg Roll at the White House.

 

April 20, 2011 – Rep. Ford joins Reps. Lang and Connelly on a panel addressing small business issues at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

 

April 9, 2011 – Rep. Ford joins the celebration at the opening of Peace Corner, Chicago.

 

February 1, 2011 – Rep. Ford kicks off Black History Month collaborating with the City Colleges of Chicago with the program, “College is an Option” for 600 students, grades 5-12.

 

January 31, 2011 – Rep. Ford offers food from Food Drive to senior citizen residents of Beth-Anne Apartments, Chicago.

 

January 17, 2011 – Rep. Ford hosts the 4th Annual Family HEALTH CHALLENGE honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for 300 participants at Oak Park and River Forest High School.

 

PCC Community Wellness and Americorps Volunteers joined Rep. Ford to hold a Community Day of Service and packed 7000 packages of food to send to Haiti.

 

CUT Tumbling performed to the delight of the students.

 

Students enjoyed a nutritious meal partially sponsored by Dominicks, and lucky students won bicycles donated by Wal-Mart

 

Loyola Law Students volunteered as leaders as the students rotated from station to station. Sandy Noel again served as Activities Director.

 

January 12, 2011 – Rep. Ford is inaugurated in Springfield for his third term as State Representative for the 8th District of Illinois.