Saturday, November 28, 2009

NAACP Freedom Banquet in Johnson City

The Johnson City Washington County NAACP Branch hosted their annual Freedom Fund Banquet at Carver Recreation Center on Saturday November 21.
Over 200 Guest enjoyed an evening of great food, entertainment, and inspiring words from outstanding speakers.

To see the picture slideshow of the event, please click here.

The evening started out with Mr. Will Rhea introducing John Russaw who presided over the event. Rev. Dr. Calvin Crocker gave the invocation, followed by Johnathan Radford with the welcome.

Music selections were professionally done by Melvin and Emma Conley. Johnson City's own Heartbeats brought down the house with their Mowtown Moves.

A prayer for the nation was given by Elder Mark Redd. President Joyce Goines and Vice-President Ralph Davis gave out awards to business and individuals for their dedication to the Community and the NAACP.

The Guest Speaker for the evening was Gloria J. Sweet-Love President Tennessee State Conference (NAACP).

The 2010 Debutantes also made an appearance at the Banquet.

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