Loretto board names new president and CEO

George N. Miller Jr. is the first African American to lead the West Side hospital. He is the former CEO and president of CommUnityCare Health Centers in Texas. Miller replaces Dr. Sonia Mehta, who had run the Austin hospital since 2012.

Free community event at Austin Town Hall

Monterrey Security – in partnership with BUILD Chicago and The Resurrection Project – invite West Side residents to participate in a live art contest, enjoy music and food, and take part in other activities the evening of Nov. 15.

Young people invited to Halloween party

Roman Morrow and St. Paul Lutheran School are offering free admission to the Oct. 31 party at 846 N. Menard. A parent must accompany 4- to 9-year-olds; the building can accommodate 300 people, so first-come, first-served.