Chicago IL January 1 2017: When your birthday falls on a major holiday, you get everyone already tuned into celebration mood to beat the drum with you. Abena Asantewaa Krobea’s birthday is January 1st and as people wish her happy birthday they also wish each other happy new year and blessings for the coming year.The event has become an annual tradition where friends of the Agyeman and Bugyei families gather to celebrate the new Year and Abena’s birthday. This year as Abena turns 43 year’s young, she first went to the Church of the Ghanaian Community of Chicago, CGCC, with her friends and family to thank the Lord for giving her another year . Later she held a party at her family residence, 9116 S. Euclid, where some members of the CGCC and friends of her family gathered to celebrate the day with her.
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