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Peekskill NAACP 2019 Freedom Fund Gala

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The Mansion at Colonial Terrace

119 Oregon Road

Cortlandt, NY 10567

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Peekskill NAACP Freedom Fund Gala and Awards Ceremony 2019!

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On behalf of President Valerie Eaton, and the Executive Committee, we invite you to join us for our Annual Freedom Fund Gala & Awards Ceremony. The Freedom Fund Gala and Award Ceremony is a tribute to those who have dedicated their time and energy to supporting the ideals and mission of the NAACP.

The Freedom Fund Reception & Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 7:00pm – 12:00am at the Mansion at Colonial Terrace, 119 Oregon Road, Cortlandt Manor, New York, 10566.

Tickets are $90.00 before October 2.

Please contact Cece Hankins, Event Chair with any questions at PNAACP2019GALA@GMAIL.COM.

We will pay tribute to the following outstanding Community Leaders...

PEEKSKILL NAACP FREEDOM FUND GALA 2019 HONOREES:

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD:

Mr. James McNair (Posthumously) Posthumous

MEL TAPLEY AWARD:

Ridvan Foxhall, New Era Creative Space

Mel Tapley was a giant in Peekskill's African-American history. An early president of the NAACP, Tapley was also Vice President of the Peekskill School Board, a founder of the Human Relations Committee and Trustee Emeritus to Peekskill's Field Library. One of his most important roles, and one that garnered him most fame world-wide, was as the Entertainment Editor of the Amsterdam News. As a cartoonist, his clear, salient messages, often controversial, helped raise awareness of many topics overlooked or buried in mainstream papers, and he is widely considered to be one of the most important black cartoonists of the era.

AMBASSADOR OF EDUCATION AWARD:

Dr. David Mauricio, Peekskill City School District Superintendent

UNSUNG HEROINE:

Ramona Massenberg, Membership Chair, Peekskill NAACP

UNSUNG HERO:

Frank Goderre, Historian

DRUM MAJOR FOR JUSTICE AWARD:

Vanessa Agudelo, Peekskill City Councilwoman |Environmental Justice Chair, Peekskill NAACP

PEEKSKILL NAACP COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT AWARD:

Dinora Pacheco, President Peekskill Hispanic Community Corporation

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