Park Forest Commission Honors Theatrical And Musical Artist Excellence Awards


Park Forest Commission on Human Relations has chosen several people to be recognized for their Excellence in the Entertainment Industry

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Park Forest Commission on Human Relations will be celebrating Black History Month on Saturday, February 26, 2010.

This year’s theme is entitled: “MoTown to Yo Town.” The program will highlight artists, comedians, sitcoms and historical facts from the 1960s until today. The show will feature personalities and a slew of talented up and coming artists. This celebration will be held at the Freedom Hall-Nathan Manilow Theatre, 410 Lakewood Blvd., in DownTown Park Forest from 2:00 -4:00 p.m.

This event will be hosted by several Commission members and local Comedian such as Lady Lunchabell, along with performances by: Sherry Weathers, Whitney Houston impersonator, Ean Willis, Luther Vandross impersonator, Park Forest Idol participants, local residents and much more. And it’s free to the public.

During the show the Commission will honor Jerry Butler, Cook County Commissioner, Motown singer; Ephraim M. Martin, International Festival of Life Founder, Martin International; and Lawrence Lee Wallace, Movie producer for their Excellence in the Entertainment Industry efforts.

For more information contact Evelyn Sterling, Community Relations Coordinator, 708.283.5621 or email: [email protected].