Archive for the Friend of the Community Category

MARY “MERRY MARY” FEATHERSON

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2005 [Now Deceased] As long ago as 1979, Merry Mary was one of a group […]

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PFLAG/CHICAGO

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY |  Inducted 2004 The Chicago PFLAG chapter has its origins in a group formed by Guy […]

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THE GRAHAM FAMILY

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY |  Inducted 2003 William, Nannette, Will, and Amelia Graham received a “Friend of the Community” award […]

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LOUIS I. LANG

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY |  Inducted 2002 Ever since he was first elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in […]

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STUDS TERKEL

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2001 [Now Deceased] The renowned author and oral historian, broadcast host, commentator, arts supporter, and […]

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SARA FEIGENHOLTZ

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY |  Inducted 2001 Sara Feigenholtz was selected as a “Friend of the Community” for her service […]

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HELEN SHILLER

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 2000 Helen Shiller was inducted as a “Friend of the Community” for more than […]

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JESSE WHITE

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1999 This “Friend of the Community” is a longtime Chicago political figure and African American […]

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ADRENE PEROM

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1999 [Now Deceased] Adrene Perom was the non-gay owner of a North Side gay […]

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DOROTHY KLEFSTAD

FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY | Inducted 1998 Having begun a ceaseless career as a volunteer for lesbian, gay, and AIDS […]

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