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Feb 05

Updated Feb 10

5 Dead, 15 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

...call of a person shot and found a man in a vacant lot in the 11800 block of South Indiana with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest and right leg, according to Chicago Police. He...

...neighborhood. The man was found on a sidewalk at 12:04 a.m. in the 100 block of East 119th Place and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died. The medical examiner...

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...left two other people wounded. The three people were standing on a sidewalk in the 11700 block of South Sangamon when shots rang out and they were struck, police said. An 18-year-old man...

...Smith was arguing with another male when he was shot in the chest in the 7700 block of South Yates. Smith was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:34...

...Jones suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at 9:51 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Carpenter, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Jones was taken to University of...

...42 a.m., a 25-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk in the 3400 block of West 66th Street when someone shot him from a black sedan, police said. The man was struck in...

...At 10:10 p.m. Sunday, the man was walking on the sidewalk in the 6600 block of South St. Louis when someone shot him in the right leg from a white SUV, police said. The...

...year-old man was walking to a vehicle at 6:17 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Damen when someone approached and shot him in the buttocks, police said. He was taken to...

    5 Dead, 15 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Five people were killed and at least 15 others have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend. The most recent fatal shooting happened about 12:55 a.m. Monday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • AL Old homesteader

    One of the many reasons why citizens are moving out of the city.

  • Is this a economic game . Keeping the crime going so the city can steady get paid court costs room and board and meals for inmates . Criminals so dumb the system is designed for them

Feb 07

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Creating Mathematical Minds!

    Ms. Roberts is asking for $463.95:
    My students need a math manipulative library, write & wipe boards, and decks of cards so each student can discover the world of math.
    CICS - Prairie Comment
  • Play Doh to increase Executive Functioning Skills

    Mrs. Watkins is asking for $159.46:
    My students need Play-Doh to teach executive functioning skills necessary to support their self-regulation of attention, thinking, and behavior.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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  • Hands-on, Minds-on Literacy Centers

    Ms. S. is asking for $334.00:
    My students need hands-on resources that allow them to explore literacy concepts during independent and small group centers.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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Jan 22

Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #LongwoodManor (11600 block of S Indiana) Male Mix. Black/Tan. Call 773-636-3245. This dog is not for adoption - finder will only accept calls/from the actual owner. Found 01/21/2018. Cook County. 60628. To see this pet’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2156119 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2156119

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    This is an album of dogs that have been found by good Samaritans.
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

Updated Jan 19

Support NursingInspired| A Pre-Nursing mentorship and educational program for African American

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may...

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DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside of Greater Chicago Area or outside of Illinois)
✔Desire to pursue a career in nursing

WHAT THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR:
One (1) Pocket projector and (1) portable projector screen for educational programs/seminars to prepare students to apply to college & nursing school for private small groups, youth groups and at schools

HOW SOON THE FUNDS ARE NEEDED:
* $332.28 by January 4, 2018 (For January 7th educational program)

BACKGROUND:
Chicago, IL | Founded in 2017, NursingInspired is a mentorship and educational program for ethnically underrepresented moreover African American youth high school students & young adults that seek to pursue a higher education & nursing career.

I am currently working with several young adults that are taking their prerequisites. The goal is to guide them with individualized preparatory "care plans" in their nursing school applications as well as group educational sessions.

In time, I seek to reach out to collaborate with various African American youth organizations and schools throughout the Southside of Chicago with educational programs, events and exposure to area nursing schools and organizations.

Thankful and Warm Regards,

Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder
http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

SOURCE:
Minority Nurse (2015). Nursing Statistics. Retrieved from: http://minoritynurse.com/nursing-statistics/

    Click here to support Pre-Nursing|African American youth organized by Fallon Warm Heart Flowers
    NursingInspired Who will benefit : @ High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors @Young adults - Will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school *Live in Chicago *Identifies as African American or ethnically underrepresented ...
    https://www.gofundme.com
  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute...

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    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute with 💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫.

    While the funds raised 💸 have still been coming in,
    I was not able to get the projector and screen in time.

    However, I was able to borrow, both a
    projector and projector screen from a close friend.
    💖Thank you, Erica Lamb!👼🏾

    In the meantime, mentees present at the session received:
    ✔️folders with their agenda and program materials.
    ✔️treat bags including "Future Nurse" writing pens to take note of the many time-saving tips to help them apply to nursing school,
    ✔️organizational binders to help them keep track of their top nursing schools they are applying to, as well as prepare them for school visits and interviews.

    Please continue to spread the word about this effort for
    African American❣️️🖤💚 youth in Chicago and the field of Nursing.

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡 NursingInspired 👩🏾‍🏫| Founder
    http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

    *** Donations still welcome via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/nursinginspired or GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired ***

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired...

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    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired to be a nurse"!

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫|Founder

    Business card: http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired
    Website: http://nursinginspired.business.site/

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

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Jan 17

  • All the Write Stuff

    Ms. K. is asking for $157.54:
    My students need timers for reading fluency practice and pencils, expo markers, erasers, and dry erase pockets for handwriting, spelling, and grammar practice.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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  • Headphones for Hard Workers

    Ms. K. is asking for $159.39:
    My students need headphones to listen to academic computer programs and noise canceling headphones to help them stay focused on independent work.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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