August 19 2017 Jackson Park Chicago Illinois: As expected when three powerful organizations meet at the same picnic grounds, a mega picnic awaits revelers! That was exactly what happened when the Church of the Ghanaian Community of Chicago’s annual picnic coincided with the annual back to school supplies program by the Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago , GNC, and the Ghanaian Professionals of North America’s (GPNA) collaboration with the GNC and their own annual picnic rolled into one event.
Attendance was massive! Authentic mouth watering Ghanaian dishes were in abundance. Two hundred school children were beneficiaries of school supplies !The two D.J ‘s , Victor Boafo and Prince Eddie Alormele dished out the best in their arsenal to satisfy the dancing feet of the audience ! A hurriedly arranged soccer match between Two of Chicago’s latest teams, Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko, ended in a 4-2 trashing of the porcupine warrior lads! The difference in goals could be attributed to the agile performance of the Hearts of Oaks goalkeeper, Reginald Williams . He saved three clear goal scoring chances that came the way of Asante Kotoko ! Both teams and spectators agreed that the soccer event should be part of the annual picnic and back to school program of the GNC and the GNPA.
The lenses of www.sankofaonline.com were there to bring these images to you.