Grand Rapids Dreams added two new members to the board. Mrs Pamela Benjamin and Mr. Kevyn Milton joined the board at the October meeting. Both Mrs. Benjamin and Mr. Milton are long time residents of Eastown. Both have been involved with the Eastown Neighborhood Association.
Pamela Benjamin helped initiate the Beyond the Corners summer program when she served as the chair of the Eastown Community Association. She has written grants adn raised money to fund that program in every year of its existence.
Kevyn Milton has been a long time community activist in the city of Grand Rapids having been more recently involved in the Michigan Prison Reentry Initiative. He has actively promoted and supported the work of Grand Rapids Dreams since its inception.