The Greater Bristol branch of the NAACP is holding it’s annual banquet on October 29, 2021 at the DoubleTree by Hilton on Century Drive in Bristol. Keynote speaker this year will be Jay Williams, currently President of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Mr. Williams is a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development and has also served as Deputy Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House. In addition, he has served as the Mayor of the City of Youngstown, Ohio.
Also this year the Lifetime Community Service Award will be presented to Lexie Mangum, local Bristol businessman, who has been active for many years in the Greater Bristol NAACP in which he has served as president five times, and with many other local organizations including the Bristol Hospital Quality Board and the Bristol Hospital Board of Directors.
There will be a cash bar at 6:00 p.m. and the dinner and program will follow at 7:00 p.m.
Seats are $80 per person which includes a 1-year NAACP Membership
RSVP by October 22, 2021.
For more information or to obtain tickets contact Deborah Dorsey at DeborahDorsey7311@frontier.com or call 860-834-4194