UPTOWN — After eight years on the staff in the 48th Ward, Ginger Williams retired last week, Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) announced Friday.
In an email to his ward Friday, Osterman thanked Williams for her role in leading efforts on housing, senior citizens, family, mental health and environmental issues.
"I have been very fortunate to have Ginger Williams playing a key role on my staff," he said. "The vital core of Ginger’s job has been her one-on-one case work with residents who need our help the most. In a thoughtful and compassionate way, Ginger has assisted these neighbors in need of affordable housing, emergency food and shelter, and mental health and other social services."
While she has moved on from the office, she will still be involved in many community projects, he said.
"In all of her work she has treated those she has helped with dignity, respect, patience and tireless dedication. Ginger embodies the best of our neighborhood and helps to make it a better place," Osterman said.
Williams also organized the 48th Annual Ward Senior Health Fair and Clean and Green, according to the 48th Ward website.
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