Olympian Shani Davis honored at City Council

Evanston's City Council proclaimed April Shani Davis month when the Olympic speed skating champion made an appearance before the council this evening.

Shani Davis poses in the City Council chamber with youngsters from the skating program at Evanston's Robert Crown Center, where he trained. To his right are his coach at the Crown Center, Sanders Hicks, and his mother, Cherie Davis. To his left are U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Evanston and Mayor Lorraine Morton.

City seeks businesses to hire teens

The city is seeking businesses and non-profit organizations to participate in the mahyor's Summer Youth Job Fair.

Businesses interested in participating in the Job Fair and Summer Youth Employment Program should complete Job Specification Forms and return them to the Human Relations Commission no later than April 10. Forms are available by calling the Human Relations Commission, (847) 866-2920.