Casa Central’s longest serving board member, Ward Phelps Fisher, died peacefully on March 22. The 91-year-old Oak Park resident was a longstanding supporter of Casa Central, devoting 63 years of his life to serving the agency. He also practiced law in Illinois for more than 60 years, fighting in the courts for social justice and individual and civil rights. To honor Ward’s dedicated service, Casa Central will hold a naming ceremony this Thursday, June 8. The agency building at 1335 N. California Ave., which houses their School Age Program, home-based Early Learning Academy, Community Technology Center and auditorium, will now be named the “Ward and Rita Fisher Family Community Center.” The ceremony is at 1:30 p.m. For more, call 773-645-2373

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