Stories from Pembroke


A school event highlighted accomplishments within Pembroke Township.


Recently, the Pembroke Community Consolidated School District 259 received a donation from the Nicor African American Employee Group En-Rapport to enhance the Lorenzo R. Smith Elementary School’s Media Center and Greenhouse.

Pembroke-Hopkins Park Quality of Life Process Report

In Spring 2016, Field Museum staff and a team of local facilitators led residents of Pembroke-Hopkins Park (PHP) through a structured process in which participants discussed priorities and concerns surrounding land use and their livelihood.

Pembroke Restoration Projects

With the help of a local contractor, Pembroke’s summer restoration projects revitalized a key part of our community.

Ladies of Pembroke Book Club Meeting

The Ladies of Pembroke Book Club read “As the Wicked Watch.”

Pembroke School Dedication Ceremony

The Pembroke Community honored past educators at a Dedication Ceremony at Lorenzo R. Smith Elementary School.

Pembroke Days: Road to 150 Begins

This August at Pembroke Days, we kicked off the countdown to our community’s 150th anniversary, to be celebrated in 2027.

Martin Luther King Park Clean Up

Pembroke builds Pembroke, and the park clean-up day exemplifies our community coming together for good.

46th Annual Pembroke Rodeo

Were you at the 46th Annual Pembroke Rodeo? Take a look at some highlights from this beloved Pembroke tradition.

Lucille Hayes

Lucille Hayes has spent 100 years in Pembroke Township, contributing to the community as a teacher and principal for over 40 years. She shared some of her story here.

Our Men Do Matter Banquet

This June, the Ladies of Pembroke Book Club hosted the third annual event, Mission Impossible: Our Men Do Matter formal banquet in Pembroke Township.