FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2012
Town Councilwoman Viviana Russell Pay Tribute to Exemplary Community Members at Annual NAACP Image Awards
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Westbury, NY — North Hempstead Town Councilwoman Viviana Russell was among the many guests attending the 2012 NAACP Westbury/New Cassel Image Awards held at Verdi’s of Westbury on February 25. The event paid tribute to individuals in the community who project a positive, exemplary image.
The honorees that evening were: Robin Garrison Boplling, Naja Bomani, Julien Brathwaite, Kira Bryant, Rodney Caines, Gloria Dingwall, Dr. Roseline Felix, Patricia Matarazzo, Rev. Gregor Miles, and Reginald Warren. The keynote Speaker was Frederick K. Brewington, a Hempstead-based attorney and civil rights advocate.
“The Westbury/New Cassel Branch of the NAACP is an important advocate for those who are less fortunate in our society,” said Councilwoman Russell. “The remarkable individuals being commended this year share the same humanitarian mentality, and we wish them the best in all of their future endeavors.”