The NAACP will host its Freedom Fund Scholarship Gala on Friday, July 18th at 7:00 p.m. inside The Summit Club Longview, 3700 Judson Rd.
After a year of social justice activism, members and friends, will pause to celebrate, and pay tribute to local icons: Dr. James Harold, Coach Courtney Pruitt, Rev. Lamar F. Jones, Dr. Jacqueline Burnett, Ms. Marilyn Jones, and Ms. Dorothy Walker.
The great Dr. T. F. Freeman, Texas Southern University (TSU) Professor, Debate Coach, and teacher of both Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Barbara Jordan will be the keynote. Dinner, live music, and a special guest appearance are included.
Proceeds will provide scholarships and fund numerous community programs.
A black-tie affair, tickets are a donation of $40 and available at Bel’s Diner, Eddie Towles Phone Center, Something Unique Beauty Salon, or contact the NAACP directly at 430-558-8142.