So today, under the steady hands of Frederick E. Jordan, PE, the San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce - SFAACC celebrated Juneteenth, Southern Style, with some
Invocation: NAACPs Dr. Amos C. Brown, Pastor, Third Baptist Church San Francisco had everyone get on their feet, and sing the Negro Anthem: "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing", and everyone sang with so much emotion. Then Rev. Brown blessed the food.
The Keynote Speaker was the brilliant Naomi Maria Kelly, Esq.,
City Administrator, San Francisco.
Congratulations Awards recipients,
Gerald Johnson and Valerie Voorhies - Chairman's Pinnacle Award
Robert Lattimore - Community Service
Cathy Adams, CDA Consulting, put together an event that is worthy of being featured in an episode of Oprah's @GreenleafOWN - Okay?
|Carla Thomas and Carolyn Tyler|
General Assignment reporter for ABC&
News at 5PM, and 6PM - did an excellent job as Mistress of Ceremonies. Carolyn Tyler has a sense of style and grace and made everyone feel as if they were welcomed into her home. So many people were in the house!
|The Honorable Mayor Willie Brown|
The Honorable Mayor Willie Brown, was in the house, and he was very personable. Thank you for all that you've done, and what you continue to do for our people. Thank you for being you.
|Derreck B. Johnson, |
Owner, Home of Chicken and Waffles, &
Dr. Annette Shelton was in the house as well!
Thank you, Dr. Caesar Chruchwell for the honor of sitting at the table of Palazzo Concessions, with Michael E. Washington and his business associate, Derreck B. Johnson, owner/philanthropist of the restaurants Home of Chicken and Waffles *, with locations in Oakland, CA, Daly City, CA, Walnut Creek, CA. - Okay?
Go get you a plate of some Southern Comfort, right here in California!
in recognition of his outstanding Community Service - Bravo!
|Carla Thomas &|
Michael E. Washington, President,
Juneteenth Business Awards Luncheon Committee
Danelle Tucker McGrue - Event Chair
Doug Parrish - Sponsorship Manager
Evita Thornton - Finance & Budget
Mathew Thomas - Fundraising
LindaFadeke Richardson - Elected Officials Manager
Barry Dow - Entertainment/City Officials Coordinator
Frederick E. Jordan
Thank you, Brian McCleave, SVP and Nicholas Penland of Prudential
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Traci Joy Designs
Laniece Jones, LA Jones & Associates
Barbara Taylor, Volunteer Coordinator
Glass House Communications
Michael DeFlorimonte, theREGISTRYBayArea.com
Invitation & Cover Design
Carolyn Tyler joined ABC7, in May 1986. Keep on shining Carolyn Tyler! Follow her Twitter @ctylerabc7
SFAACC - via the REGISTRY