Moran Named New Editor of The Villager 

Tim Moran, a name well known by local readers of The Villager, The Patch, and Block Club Chicago, has been added to BAPA’s list of staff members. In January, Moran […]

Graphic Design Greatness  

Scott Hermanson joins the BAPA team.  You may notice a few changes in this issue of The Villager. In addition to gaining a new editor, Olivia, BAPA also gained a […]

Sheri Jendra Returns to BAPA 

By Brian Marchetti  After stepping away from BAPA a number of years ago, a familiar face, Sheri Jendra, has returned to fill the role of Office Manager.    “It’s great to […]

Meet John Papara

By Marianne Walsh  When BAPA approached John Papara to work closely with the Ridge Run committee to plan and present BAPA’s most people-intensive event, the Ridge Run on Memorial Day, […]

BAPA Welcomes New Community Relations Director  

By Kristin Boza  BAPA welcomes Davia Douglas to the team as our Community Relations Director. Douglas’ extensive professional experience in community outreach, plus her love of Beverly/Morgan Park, makes her […]

Samantha Griffin Assists BAPA With Environmental Initiatives  

  By Cathriona Fey  BAPA Outreach Liaison  Growing up, gardening was a family affair for Samantha Griffin. A recent graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale with degrees in geography and environmental resources, plus minors in horticulture and history, Griffin has joined BAPA […]