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GNC Press Release: Community Town Hall Meeting !

PRESS RELEASE: GHANA NATIONAL COUNCIL TOWN HALL November 15, 2018 Theme: Today Towards Tomorrow Chicago, Illinois– November 15th– The Ghana National Council and its Affiliates, will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. This free and open event will be held at the Christian Faith Church International 1237 Windham Parkway Romeoville, IL 60446. It ...

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It’s Official — These 5 Social Security Changes Are Coming for 2019

By: Matthew Frankel, CFP We recently learned that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2019. However, that’s just one of several Social Security changes that were announced in October that are tied to rising prices. For workers, Social Security’s maximum taxable earnings are increasing, and more income will be required to earn a Social ...

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Celebrating the life of Paul Freeman Ghartey

Frederick Maryland November 10 2018: The Ghartey and Gligah families home and abroad, had a Home Going Service and celebrated the life of the late Paul Freeman Papa Akae Ghartey at Frederick and Germantown, Maryland, respectively. Attendance was moderate. Significant among the attendees were Dinah Agyei Barwuah, wife of Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States and long time friend of ...

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The Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019 application is now open! Apply today!

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent. Participants will enhance their academic skills, receive university admission and financial aid application guidance, and join a network of young leaders from ...

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Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Razor-thin margins in Florida’s bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the nation’s midterm elections. In the governor’s race, Democrat Andrew Gillum’s campaign said Thursday it’s readying for a possible recount. He conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on ...

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Ghanaians in Chicago/USA move to curb maternal deaths

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has been given relief items of new equipment and supplies worth $35,000 from a non- profitable organization; Asanteman Association of Chicago and Midwest (AACM), USA following some concerns by management of the second largest health facility in the country The Association operating under Illinois Tax Code 501 (c)(3) as party of members’ commitment earlier ...

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Ghanaian Community In Chicago Supports Meghan Liddy’s Family.

Donate to her family at Gofundme   Chicago IL, November 6 2018 :Ghanaians in Chicago woke up today with shock as all the major Television news media in the Chicago area were simultaneously broadcasting the death of 25-year-old nongovernmental organization worker, missionary and foster mother in Ghana, Meghan Liddy. Reports are that Meghan died of complications of malaria a day ...

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First Generation Ghanaian American Helps Others Connect With Their African Roots

Source Read More at where the story originated BY KATHERINE NEWMAN Felicia Apprey is a first generation Ghanaian American, born on the south side of Chicago, and the co-founder of The African LIFE. Through The African LIFE and her work as a public relations professional, Apprey is able to foster a learning environment for children and adults to reconnect with their ...

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