Reno-Sparks Branch No. 1112
66th Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet
May 14, 2011
Grand Ballroom, Atlantis Resort-Spa-Casino, Reno
South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada
Reception at 6:00 p.m. Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Rev. Onie Cooper
and Dr. Milton Glick will be remembered at the Reno-Sparks
NAACPs 66th Annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet on Saturday,
May 14, 2011, at the Atlantis Resort in Reno. Reception begins at
6:00 p.m. with dinner at 7:00 p.m. in the hotel's Grand Ballroom.
The keynote address will be delivered by retired City of Reno Assistant
Chief of Police Ondra (pronounced like the French "Andre")
Berry. He currently serves as a colonel in the Nevada Air
National Guard and is a partner in a consulting firm.
Dr. Glick, who died in his fifth year as University of Nevada president,
will posthumously receive the NAACP education advocate award. His
wife Peggy will accept on his behalf. She will be accompanied
by UNR Interim President Dr. Marc Johnson. A $1,000 scholarship
will be awarded in Dr. Glick's name. He was a member of the Reno-Sparks
branch throughout his tenure and succeeded in increasing minority
enrollment during his administration.
Rev. Cooper was a lifelong civil rights and human rights advocate.
He served as branch president in 1977-78. As a result of his personal
campaign, a 22-mile stretch of US 395 through Reno was named for
the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Additional Freedom Fund honorees this year include Girl Scouts of
America leader Barbara Bolton, who will receive the annual
youth advocate award, and Reno's Second Baptist Church, winner
of the annual civil rights advocate award.
The event is the local organization's principal annual fundraiser.
Table sponsorships start at $1,000 for corporations and $600 for
non-profit organizations. Individual tickets are $60 in advance,
$65 at the door. They may be obtained by contacting Banquet Chair
(775) 746-9453, Co-Chair, Lucille
Adin, (775) 356-3563, or Ticket Chair, Dolores
Tickets, tables and sponsorships
may also be purchased through the branch
The NAACP is the nation's leading and longest established civil
rights organization and has been a champion in the civil rights
movement for more than 100 years. The Reno-Sparks Branch was chartered
The Reno/Sparks Branch of the National Association for the Advancement
of Colored People (NAACP) would like your support of the 66th Annual
Reno-Sparks NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, "Building Nevadas
The banquet will be held
on Saturday, May 14, 2011, in the Grand Ballroom at the Atlantis Resort
Spa Casino, 3800 S. Virginia Street in Reno. A reception will begin
at 6:00 p.m and dinner at 7:00 p.m.
The NAACP works to achieve opportunity for everyone, so they may enjoy
the American dream: equal access to life, liberty and the pursuit
past few years, the Reno/Sparks Branch has:
"Back to School Stay in School;" six events per year that
reduce student dropout rates and increases academic achievement
over $75,000 for youth programs and scholarships with no administrative
efforts to increase 2010 Census participation with faith based and
Business Development and Personal Financial Management workshops
over 13,000 new voters statewide as part of a NAACP National Voter
Fund and the NAACP Nevada Election Empowerment program
recognition as one of the top NAACP Branches for outstanding programs
during two National NAACP Annual Conventions
on advisory committees to the city, county and state government,
Washoe County School District and local law enforcement agencies
to provide insight on diversity issues
to fight for equal opportunity in housing, employment, public accommodations
in Northern Nevada
you can support the NAACP:
1. Fund Platinum Sponsorship of
$3,000 for the Freedom Fund Banquet; this includes a full-page ad
in the banquet program, a corporate banner at the banquet and corporate
sponsor recognition during the next year. (Contributions or gifts
to this NAACP unit are generally not tax deductible as charitable
contributions for federal income tax purposes.)
2. Donate $2,000 to our "Back
to School Stay in School" program. Donations must be made payable
to "NAACP, SCF" (Special Contribution Fund). Donations should
be noted "for the Reno/Sparks Back to School Stay In School Program."
(Contributions to this 501 (c) 3 program are generally tax deductible.)
Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to hearing from
President, Reno Sparks NAACP Branch #1112
Complete and return this form to the Branch. Your ticket(s) will be
mailed or hand-delivered.
( ) Platinum Sponsor . . . . . .
Reserved Table, 10 tickets, full-page advertisement in the souvenir
booklet, banquet banner, annual sponsor recognition
( ) Gold Sponsor . . . . . . . . . .
Reserved Table, 10 tickets, half-page advertisement in the souvenir
( ) Silver Sponsor . . . . . . . . . .
Reserved Table10 tickets, Quarter page advertisement
( ) Non-Profit Reserved Table
10 dinner tickets
( ) Advance Adult Ticket . . . . . . . . $60 ( ) At the door ticket
( ) I am not able to attend and I would like to support the Branch.
Enclosed is my contribution of _____________
( ) Back Cover . . . . . . . . . . . .
( ) Inside Front or Back Cover
( ) Full Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
( ) Half Page . . . . . . . . . . . .
.. . $250.00
( ) Quarter Page . . . . . . .
. . . . . $150.00
( ) Business Card . . . . . .
. . . .. $100.00
Camera ready advertisement is due by April 29, 2011 and can be sent
by e-mail to the Souvenir Book Coordinator, Ceola
Telephone (775) 337-1181
Check/money order only, payable to: Reno/Sparks NAACP, P.O. 7757, Reno,
Banquet Chair Patricia
Gallimore (775) 746-9453, Co-Chair, Lucille
Adin, (775) 356-3563
Ticket Chair, Dolores Feemster,
You may also pay for ads,
tickets or sponsorships through EBay's PayPal
service at the front page of this website.
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Freedom Fund Awards Banquet
and scholarship winners
Freedom Fund Banquet
and scholarship winners