Office of Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


Date: Friday, June 23, 2017                                                                                 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  


contact: Aigner Cleveland

Press Secretary



City of Chester’s Office of Community Liaisons to Host Message of H.O.P.E. Tour  


(CHESTER, PA) – On Saturday, June 24, 2017 the City of Chester’s Office of Community Liaisons will host the Message of H.O.P.E. Community Tour at MLK Park from 12pm-3pm.


Residents are encouraged to come out to the FREE event that will include spoken word performances, live entertainment, health and social services information, vendors and music.


Representatives from local city government are confirmed to attend, including Councilwoman Portia West and Councilwoman Elizabeth Williams.  Local law enforcement officials and community advocates will also be in attendance to provide information to event participants.   


Who:  The City of Chester’s Office of Community Liaisons 

What:  Will host the Message of H.O.P.E. Community Tour 


Where: Martin Luther King Jr. Park

              7th & Engle Streets

              Chester, PA 19013


When:  Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 12pm-3pm


Message of H.O.P.E. Tour:

Twice a month, the Office of Community Liaisons hosts a traveling Message of H.O.P.E. Tour in the community.  During the bi-weekly event, representatives from local city government, law enforcement and other integral community partners come together to share information with residents focused around a myriad of different topics.  The objective is to bridge the gap between local government and the community by providing, “helpful Hints, objective Opportunities, practical Practices and Educational expectations.”