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Dr. Mary “May” Larry

Candidate

Village Trustee


Mary “May” Larry is a Business Professional and a “Committed Servant of the Community”, who along with her family have been residents of Maywood for over forty-eight years. Mary attended Emerson Elementary School and graduated from Proviso East High School and has been a member of Miracle Revival Center Cathedral of the Churches of God in Christ (COGIC) for over 38 years. At a very young age, Mary’s parents instilled in her the values of hard work, discipline and personal responsibility, to which she attributes her 25 years of success in the business industry as a Grant Writer and Business Consultant. Mary is very knowledgeable about federal and state government contracts. She has helped the Village of Maywood secure several grants, IDNR YOUTH Grant ($489,600) and the DOJ - COPS Grant ($269,000), which have been used to provide timely and necessary services to village residents. Her vision as Trustee of the Village of Maywood includes the launch of a new Maywood where there are numerous quality Business Developments and Small Business opportunities providing Job Growth and Training, Safer Neighborhoods and Lower Taxes; Infrastructure projects (including roads and alleys), and Better Schools, Parks and Mentoring Programs for Maywood’s young people. Under Mary “May” Larry’s leadership, the Village of

Maywood would, indeed, make a major step forward.

 

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Nathan Lee

Candidate

Village Trustee


Nathan Lee has been a resident of Maywood for 15 plus years.  He is a graduated of Columbia University and a business entrepreneur:

Nathan is the CEO of Nate Comic Inc. and Executive Director of Larry's Boys School Crop which is based in Maywood at the Eisenhower Tower.

He currently work for the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Nathan is compassionate about young people because they are the future. What he wants for Maywood is to host a speed networking event where young people could get together and make connections around the causes they care about. Facilitate meet-ups for those who want to work on issues together or start a social group to open up discussions around the topics where people can speak freely with those they’ve connected with.


 

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JoAnn Murphy

Candidate

Village Trustee


  JoAnn Murphy has been a resident and homeowner in Maywood for nearly 20 years. She and her husband, Dennis, chose to live in Maywood because of its location, diversity and potential for growth. In 2013 JoAnn was appointed Deputy Village Clerk by Clerk Viola Mims and served the Village residents until 2017 when she accepted a position with the Department of Homeland Security as a Transportation Security Officer. She was also appointed a position on the Local Liquor Control Commission in which she served for nearly 6 years; positioning Maywood as a viable choice for investors wishing to set up restaurants and entertainment venues. As a long-time member of Neighbors of Maywood Community Organization (NOMCO), JoAnn Murphy assisted in the organization's expansion to open membership to all areas of Maywood, serving on the Executive Board for three consecutive year. In addition to these positions, for more than a half a decade, she served on the Board of the Maywood Rotary Club in which her impact not only benefited many local community groups but also assisted many worldwide. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Board at Unity Church of Oak Park.   JoAnn Murphy brings with her many additional facets of experiences. She was an Aldermanic Aide in the City of Chicago for now retired Congressman Luis Gutierrez. She was a member of Students for Washington while at Mundelein College. She has worked in several different areas of the residential mortgage industry, and provided direct support services to the developmentally disabled community throughout the area. She a holds a degree in general studies from Triton College. 


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