Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 4, 2012

NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet honors Dixon

By Bob Belcher
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Outgoing president Leonad Dixon was one of the honorees Saturday at the 5th Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.

Dixon was honored for his leadership through the years with the organization.

Also honored at the event were members of the Thomas and Betts families for their contributions to the organization and community.

Guest speaker for the evening was Dr. Jamal Randy Allen Rasheed, who encouraged those in attendance to participate in the electoral process and make sure to educate the youth of the community and encourage them to get involved and vote.