Atlanta, GA, August 25, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Atlanta Branch will host the 2011 Jondelle Johnson Freedom Fund Dinner Saturday, September 17, 2011. This event will honor three people who are actively involved in the community. Well known educator, Ron Clark, will receive the President’s Award. Clark, is the co-founder of the Ron Clark Academy, and author of the new book, The End of Molasses Classes: Getting Our Kids Unstuck--101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers. The Jondelle Johnson Legacy Award will be presented to two recipients: actor and activist, Elisabeth Omilami and NBA player and community advocate, Dwight Howard.
Emmy Award winning poet Hank Stewart and Cynthia Young KISS 104.1 FM radio personality will serve as co-hosts. There will be a special musical performance by Kandi, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter and Atlanta Housewife. The event will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 7:00 p.m.
For ticket information please call (404) 756-5447.
Visit website: http://naacpatlanta.org/events.html
Ticket Prices: $125.00 Individual / $1,250.00 Table
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the oldest, largest, strongest, and most effective civil rights organization in America. Its mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. The Atlanta Branch of the NAACP was founded in 1917. Dr. R.L. White, Jr. is current President of the Atlanta Branch.
Contact: Tiana Ferrell