Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Hillsider receives the Drum Major for Peace Award

The Drum Major for Peace Award was presented to "The Hillsider" on January 18th, 2010 during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Rally at the DECC auditorium. The Award is for says, (...for Dedicated Contributions to the Duluth, Minnesota Community in the area of Peace & Justice.)

Scott Bol presented the award on the behalf of the Duluth Branch of the NAACP and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee.

The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee seeks to recognize citizens and/or an organization of our community who have gone beyond their regular duties to: build awareness, speak on behalf of justice, celebrate diversity and impel, foster and promote actions toward building a better future for all….The Justice for Peace Award was established by the late Reverend Arthur Foy of the St. Mark AME church and is presented each year at one of the annual MLK Celebrations.