Loretto Hospital

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) will host a power breakfast on the state of the African American male on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The breakfast will take place at Christ the King Jesuit College Prep, 5088 W. Jackson Blvd., and will features such as Congressman Danny K. Davis (7th).

Please RSVP to Richard.Boykin@cookcountyil.gov, or call (312) 603-4566. A meet and greet at 9 a.m. will be followed by breakfast at 9:30 a.m., with the discussion commencing at 10 a.m.

Loretto Hospital to host a town hall on heroin

Rep. La Shawn K. Ford’s Heroin Task Force will host a town hall meeting on heroin on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Loretto Hospital, 645 S. Central Ave., from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Scheduled speakers include Ford, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Westside Health Authority CEO Morris Reed, 29th Ward Ald. Chris Taliaferro and Loretto Hospital CEO/CMO Dr. Sonia Mehta, among many others.