Gun buy-back initiative launched in Maywood

April 13, 2009 5:38:37 PM PDT
A new initiative is underway in west suburban Maywood to get guns off the streets.Several community groups have joined with students from Loyola University School of Medicine for a community gun buy-back program.

This is the third year for the event. Anyone who turns in a firearm of any kind will receive a $50 Visa gift card with no questions asked.

The event kicked off Monday and continues until Saturday at five different locations in Maywood. All locations are open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Monday and Tuesday
Rock of Ages Baptist Church
1309 Madison St
708-344-0704

Wednesday
Proviso Baptist Church
1116 S. Fifth Ave.
708-865-7389

Thursday
Holy Corinthian Baptist Church
401 S. Fifth Ave.
708-344-5700

Friday
Maywood Ceasefire
1100 S. 11th Ave
708-450-8401

Saturday
St. Eulalia Catholic Church
1851 S. Ninth Ave.
708-343-6120


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