Evanston restaurateur and community activist Hecky Powell is scheduled to be one of five individuals honored tonight in a tribute to COVID-19 victims on the nationally broadcast PBS NewsHour program.

The program airs locally on WTTW, channel 11, at 6 p.m.

The “In Memoriam” segment is usually the last portion of the program and typically begins around 6:45 p.m.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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