2007-12-21 / Community

NAACP Hosts Annual Dinner,Honors Several Locals

The Far Rockaway branch of the National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People (NAACP), held its annual dinner-dance at the First Congregational Church on Beach 94 Street last Saturday night. The organization honored several Rockaway activists and politicians. Pictured, from left, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, Assemblywoman Michele Titus, NAACP President Ed Williams and Elaine Shorter.

Showing off their awards are City Councilman James Sanders Jr., left, and "True," the CEO of the Rhyte Hitters rap group. Showing off their awards are City Councilman James Sanders Jr., left, and "True," the CEO of the Rhyte Hitters rap group. NAACP Youth Coordinator and executive assistant to Councilman Sanders, Donavan Richards (left), with Dr. Jeremiah Gaffney and Dominic Carter, long-time anchor/host of the popular NY1 television program, "Inside City Hall." Carter was the master of ceremonies for the evening. NAACP Youth Coordinator and executive assistant to Councilman Sanders, Donavan Richards (left), with Dr. Jeremiah Gaffney and Dominic Carter, long-time anchor/host of the popular NY1 television program, "Inside City Hall." Carter was the master of ceremonies for the evening. Zandra Meyers, Sandra Biobo-Dent and Queen Makkada, with their awards for community service to Rockaway. Zandra Meyers, Sandra Biobo-Dent and Queen Makkada, with their awards for community service to Rockaway. Richards, Williams and "True." Richards, Williams and "True." Carter, Richards and Councilman Sanders' wife, Andrea Sanders. Carter, Richards and Councilman Sanders' wife, Andrea Sanders. NAACP President Ed Williams (left) with Carter. NAACP President Ed Williams (left) with Carter. Assemblywoman Michele Titus with District 27 Superintendent Michele Lloyd-Bey. Assemblywoman Michele Titus with District 27 Superintendent Michele Lloyd-Bey. Whitney Hogan, of Far Rockaway, was surprised when Williams presented her with the "Young, Black and Gifted" award. Hogan is pictured Carter. Whitney Hogan, of Far Rockaway, was surprised when Williams presented her with the "Young, Black and Gifted" award. Hogan is pictured Carter.

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