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2014 NAACP Freedom Fund Awards Dinner

Rockford, Illinois
Each year our NAACP branch publicly recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that strive to make our society better. On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the “2014 NAACP Freedom Fund Awards Dinner” is scheduled at the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center - 200 South Bell School Road - Rockford, IL 61108 is our venue. From 6:00 pm-10:00 pm, the program includes dinner, the annual awards presentations, and we are pleased and proud to announce that Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund is our featured speaker at this year’s event. Along with recognition of the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act, the theme of this year’s event is “All In for Freedom and Justice.” Individual seats are $50.00 and $400.00 reserves a full table of 8.

For more information contact Dr. Sterling E. Blackmon at or Lloyd Johnston at, Our office number is (815) 969 – 6033.