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Councilwoman to Hold Annual Black History Month Breakfast

Event will recognize achievements of local community members

The following press release was submitted by Councilwoman Lizette Parker: 

Councilwoman Lizette Parker invites you to attend her 5th Annual Black History Month Breakfast. This year’s theme is Celebrating African-Americans ~ Making A Difference In the Community. The event will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013, from 9:00am to noon at the Logan Family Life Center, 274 Central Avenue, Hackensack.

This year's awardees include Dawn Breedon (Health Award), Anthony Cureton (Community Leadership Award), Dr. David Diuguid (Education Award), Rhona Feimster-Vega (Professional Award), Katherine Harold (Youth Leadership Award), Khaliyah Legette (Youth Award), and Ethyl Spray (Community Service Award).

The event will focus on recognizing the outstanding achievements of community members and their tireless work in the community. Mentoring, volunteering, teaching, organizing, activism, civic participation are some of the honorees works and interests.

Local, Bergen County and New Jersey State Officials are invited to join Councilwoman Lizette Parker and the community at this celebratory event.

“It is important to recognize Black History Month and the citizens of Bergen County who help to improve the community through their selfless efforts,” said Councilwoman Parker. “Come celebrate, support and recognize these distinguished leaders.”

This year’s program will include a scrumptious Southern-Style Breakfast, a musical selection, an original poem authored by a Teaneck Resident and a Black History Month Youth Moment Highlight.

“This is one of my favorite events of the year. It is an opportunity not only for me to personally thank residents for all they do, but it also allows the community to recognize the current achievements of African Americans,” said Councilwoman Parker.

All are Welcome! Ticket price $40. For tickets and further information, please email councilwomanparker@gmail.com or call 201-694-8554.

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Jacob January 23, 2013 at 09:18 PM
$40 for breakfast? Is this a fundraiser?
Esther January 24, 2013 at 04:13 PM
I just got the invitation and it requests that payment be made to the Committee to Elect Lizette Parker.

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