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2nd Suzy’s Place – Hope Empowering Women Golf Outing Tournament and Award ceremony 2020


Award presented to Golf Tournament Winner and volunteers for exceptional service (Photos by Syed Khalil Ullah)

CHICAGO, IL -With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans lost jobs and stayed home. The rate of Domestic abuse is getting higher and higher day by day in Chicago and across the nation.

Suzy’s place – Hope, Empowering Women is a non-profit organization that has served the Chicagoland area for over 4 years. Suzy’s Place held its second Golf Outing and award ceremony on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at Schaumburg Golf Club in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Suzy’s place – Hope, Empowering Women Shelter Center for Domestic Violence Services is an absolute 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization committed to preventing domestic violence, protecting victims and promoting positive change for families in need in Chicagoland and its suburbs. The Program was emceed by Nafees Rahman. The event was attended by esteemed government officials, including Secretary of State Jesse White, Hanover Park Village President Rodney Craig, MWRD commissioner Kimberly Neely Dubuclet and several others.

The event starts with Jesse White’s Tumbler Team and their wonderful acrobatic jump performance.

Secretary of State Jesse White was the keynote Speaker, during his Speech. He recognized Suzy’s place as excellent work for the Chicagoland Community.

Shahida Khan, President and CEO of Suzy’s place – Hope Empowering Women, welcomed all the audience. In opening remarks Shahida Khan highlighted about Suzy Place, “She said, “We are providing emergency shelter, counseling, legal and medical advocacy, life skills training, and prevention education to women and children who are the victims of domestic violence in Chicagoland.”

Suzy’s Place provides emergency and transitional housing and immediate, comprehensive shelter services to domestic violence women survivors in the Rogers Park area on Devon Avenue, Chicago. Suzy’s Place seeks to increase the supply of affordable housing in Chicagoland for life skills training, and prevention education to women.

Suzy’s place – Hope Empowering Women presented awards to Golf Tournament Winner and volunteers for exceptional service to the Hard work with the organization and community.

Pakistani professional golfer Imdad Hussain’s team Played -21 obtained the championship trophy. Khurram Mian, Nazeer Chaudry, Mohsin Kamal also got the tournament championship trophy. In the beginning 92 golfers participated in the golf tournament.

Well known Businessman Munir Chaudry came to the stage and spoke about the great potential of Suzy’s place – Hope Empowering Women.

After the Program and Award ceremony completed lunch was served which was catered through a local restaurant. Suzy’s place – Hope Empowering Women raised several thousand dollars for upcoming new awareness programs.

The Chicago community hopes Suzy’s place – Hope Empowering Women will continue to grow and provide more programs and support to those in need, so that vision of living in Chicago and its suburbs free from domestic abuse.

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