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City Council to Honor Esteemed Citizens

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:

  1. Barbara Bracey, Executive Director of Vernon Heights Day Care Center.
  2. Lillian C. Jones and Sylvia Reid, mother and daughter advocate for veterans.
  3. Shawn Patterson Howard, community activist.
  4. Diane Richardson, youth advocate and entrepreneur.
  5. 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.