Hickory Hills, IL May 4 2019: Mother’s Day is observed the second Sunday in May in most countries around the world. It is a time to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers and women in general for their contributions to family and society. The celebrations came into being due to the efforts made by Ms. Julia Ward Howe and Ms. Anna Jarvis. The Resolution for having a dedicated Mother’s Day in the United States was signed by President Woodrow Wilson on May 8, 1914. Since then people across the world have been celebrating Mother’s Day with joy and devotion. The Prestige Society of Women Achievers of Chicago celebrate Mother’s Day with a fundraising dinner. Proceeds from the event go to support the needy in Ghana and the USA. The organization has supported food pantries and assisted a student in the United States. In Ghana, they have supported students and healthcare centers over the years.
The celebrations itself was an amazing combination of cultural displays, awards to deserving members in the community and appeal for funds to support their activities. The President of the group, Mrs. Sally Owusu used the opportunity to thank members of the Ghanaian community for supporting the group over the years. She assured the donors that their donations will be put to good use. After the speeches and other ceremonies, D.J Bonsu, the best in the Chicago area, kept the crowd on their feet dancing all night long with the best in his arsenal. Nana Yaw Marfo emceed the program.
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