PRESS RELEASE: AUSTIN NAACP ANNOUNCES ITS HIGH HONOR RECIPIENTS FOR THE 51ST ANNUAL DEWITTY OVERTON FREEDOM FUND BANQUET
Austin, TX (August 4, 2016) – The Austin NAACP will host its 51st Annual DeWitty/Overton Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The event will begin at 6:00pm and will be held at the Hilton Austin, located at 500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701.
This year the chapter is pleased to present as the theme for our 51st installment of this event: “Improving Infrastructure in Austin’s Disadvantaged Communities as a Basis for Economic Empowerment.”
The Austin branch of the NAACP has worked diligently to address the key economic, social and political issues facing people of color. As a result, the DeWitty/Overton Freedom Fund Banquet has established itself as one of the premier events in the capital city of Texas where consistently the chapter celebrates the diverse accomplishments of men and women throughout the community.
Last year, the Austin NAACP proudly hosted over 800 attendees for the highly acclaimed DeWitty/Overton Freedom Fund Banquet 2015 Silver Anniversary.
Below are the names of the individuals that will receive High Honors at our 2016 event”:
Community Service awards for 2016 will be announced at a later date.
For more information visit the organization's website at www.naacpaustin.com. Contact the Austin NAACP offices -- Nelson Linder, President via telephone at: (512) 695-6674 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also reach the media contact for the organization – Kimberly Gist at (832) 953-4478/(917) 327-1576 or Kimberly@gistanevent.com.
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