Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman
MILWAUKEE- Chevy Johnson, candidate for Alderman in the City of Milwaukee’s Second District proudly announces the endorsement of Congresswoman Gwen Moore.
“I enthusiastically support Chevy Johnson,” noted Congresswoman Moore.
Milwaukee’s United States Representative Gwen Moore joins several leaders and organizations that have endorsed Chevy Johnson’s campaign to serve as the next Alderman for the Second District.
“Gwen Moore’s endorsement is very special to me,” commented Johnson. “Not only because she is our voice in the United States Capitol but because after so many years, her belief in my ability to serve our community has never wavered. I look forward to working with Congresswoman Moore and meeting her expectations of my ability to serve.”
Chevy Johnson recently served as Staff Assistant to the Mayor of Milwaukee and emerged from a five person Primary Election contest as the top vote getter earning 38% of the vote. A long time resident of the 2nd district, Chevy is committed to bringing responsible, accountable, and dependable leadership to the Milwaukee Common Council. The General Election is April 5th, 2016.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett; 2014 Legends Award Recipient Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson; Community Leader Award Recipient, History Maker and Attorney Vel Phillips; and Congresswoman Gwen Moore, were among the hundreds of celebrities, business leaders and urban youth who attended this year’s event. Since its founding, the Fellowship Open has raised nearly $1,000,000 to support education and open paths to successful careers for Milwaukee’s children.
National WIC Association and Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) recently presented Congresswoman Gwen Moore with the 2012 Leadership Award at the MLK- Heritage Health Center location at 2555 N. MLK Drive. Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a national, mission-driven preventive public health nutrition program serving nearly 9 million mothers and young children, benefiting local communities and the nation. “The primary objective of this award is, to honor one of our leaders who has been and continues to be a champion for WIC during these uncertain times to help keep the program funded, so that it can continue to effectively improve the nutrition and overall health of pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and their young children in communities like ours across the nation,” according to Angie Wilks-Tate, WIC Project Director at MHSI.
MHSI is a Federally Qualified Health Center partnering with WIC to prevent children’s health problems and improving their health, growth and development. The mission of MHSI is to provide accessible, quality primary and related health care services to Milwaukee residents, with the continuing emphasis on medically-underserved families and individuals. MHSI operates the Martin Luther King, Jr. Heritage Health Center at 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center at 8200 W. Silver Spring Drive and the MHS Convenient Care Clinic located in the Midtown Piggly Wiggly at 4061 N. 54th St.