100 Years of Civil Rights Work
event commemorates the NAACPs centennial as a champion in the
civil rights movement.
Years of Civil Rights Work celebrated on Saturday, June 13
The Reno-Sparks NAACPs 64th Annual Freedom Fund
Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2009, at the Atlantis
Casino-Resort-Spa in Reno. Reception begins at 6:00 p.m.,
dinner at 7:00 p.m.
The event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the formation
of the national organization, the National Association for
the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), which was founded
The NAACP has been a champion in the civil rights movement
over the past 100 years. The Reno-Sparks Branch was chartered
Branch President Lonnie Feemster asks community support
for the event.
One hundred years of struggle has been worth the effort.
We need help to solve lingering problems of past and current
racial discrimination. We have contributed a lot to our community
and hope the community will show up to support us at our most
important event, he stated.
The Freedom Fund Banquet will honor Reverend Terry McCray-Hill,
pastor of Bethel AME Church; Bob Fulkerson, Executive
Director of the Progressive
Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN); Sherria Taylor,
Executive Director of ACCEPT (Advancing
Community Cultivation & Enhancing Progressive Transformations);
and Bertha Mullins, Vice-President of Community Development
for Wells Fargo Bank.
scholarships will be awarded to Tatiana Anderson-Hall,
Camille Betton and Priscilla A. Onosigho.
Packages and Tickets
Sponsor: 10 dinner tickets, full-page advertisement in
the souvenir booklet, annual corporate sponsor recognition.
Table: 10 dinner tickets, half-page advertisement in the souvenir
Non-Profit Reserved Table, 10 tickets, $ 600.00
Adult Ticket: $50.00
I am not able to attend and I would like to support the Branch.
Enclosed is my contribution of $___________________
Contributions to this NAACP 501(c)4 Branch are not generally
tax deductible for federal income tax purposes.
For more information, please contact
Ticket Chair Elaine Brannon (775) 772-4432 or
Ticket Co-Chair Dolores Feemster (775) 323-3677
Branch No. 1112
P.O. Box 7757, Reno, NV 89510
Phone (775) 322-2992, Fax 322-9909
rates for 2009 souvenir program book
Reno-Sparks Branch 1112 scholarship winners honored at
the 2007 Freedom Fund Banquet.
Reno-Sparks Branch 1112 officers with 2007 keynote speaker
Hilary O. Shelton, second from right, director of the
NAACP Washington, DC, bureau. From left are branch treasurer
Patricia Wilson, ticket sales chair Dolores Feemster,
and branch president Lucille Adin, right.
souvenir program book
- Back cover.............................$
- Inside front
or back cover.......500
- Full page...................................400
I am not able
to attend. However, I would like to support the Reno-Sparks NAACP.
Enclosed is my contribution of $_______________________
are due May 29, 2009, and may be sent by e-mail to souvenir
book coordinator, Ceola Davis, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone (775) 337-1181.
Organization or Individual_________________________________________________________
Address___________________________________ City ______________
State __ ZIP ______
E-mail address ______________________________________________________________
make checks payable to the Reno-Sparks NAACP.
P.O. Box 7757
Reno, NV 89510
Reno-Sparks Branch 1112 Youth Council members Lauren and
Jasmine at the 2007 Freedom Fund Banquet.
to this NAACP 501 (c) 4 branch are not generally tax deductible
for federal income tax purposes. Please see your tax advisor.
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