The City Council is pleased to announce the honorees of the 2017 Fall Honoring Ceremony which will be held during a regular City Council meeting on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Twice each year, Council Members honor individuals and organizations who have made valuable contributions to the Mount Vernon community. Honorees are:
- Barbara Bracey, Executive Director of Vernon Heights Day Care Center.
- Lillian C. Jones and Sylvia Reid, mother and daughter advocate for veterans.
- Shawn Patterson Howard, community activist.
- Diane Richardson, youth advocate and entrepreneur.
- Tamara Stewart, housing activist and supporter of the Mount Vernon Public Library.
All are invited to join the City Council as they recognize these esteemed individuals.