The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - BusinessThe Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center on the South Side of Chicago at 1250 W. 119th Street will officially open with a full weekend of public festivities on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17. Joined by elected officials, hundreds of community residents, celebrity athletes, donors and supporters, The Salvation Army will cut the red ribbon on the state-of-the-art facility, which includes the largest array of sports, arts, educational and supportive programs for the public anywhere in the city in a single community center campus. The audience will enjoy performances by The Kroc Corps Singing Company children’s choir, as well as the Kroc Corps Praise Dance Team and students from area schools will accompany the Salvation Army Mayfair Corps Brass Band. An Open House will follow the Saturday ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will be the first opportunity for the public to tour the building. For more information about The Kroc Center, visit

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