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TSD taps Dr. Herenton for Men of Excellence keynote

herentonFormer Memphis Mayor Dr. Willie. W. Herenton will be the keynote speaker when The New Tri-State Defender (TSD) hosts its fourth annual Men of Excellence Awards Reception and Presentation on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at The Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Avenue.

The annual event will celebrate and honor 50 African-American men who motivate and inspire others through their vision and leadership, exceptional achievements, and participation in community service.

Dr. Herenton, Memphis' longest-serving mayor, will speak on "The Work of the Talented Tenth." The event will also feature musical guests and special performances.

The 2012 Men of Excellence class is featured on page 2. Tickets and congratulatory ads are now on sale.

For more information call 901-523-1818.

50 ‘new’ Men of Excellence named to TSD 2012 class

 

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0 #4 Theresa B Ellison 2012-11-13 16:07
comment name="Theresa B Ellison"]I'm verry proud to uplift and congratulate Dennis Fisher as the recipient of such an outstanding award for he has really grown and matured into a great man of Empowerment as well as Excellence! Dennis, you and other attednees will certainly be inspired by the reknown Dr. Willie Hereton as speaker for this occasion.
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0 #3 Theresa B Ellison 2012-11-13 16:04
I'm verry proud to uplift and congratulate Dennis Fisher as the recipient of such an outstanding aware for he has really grown and matured into a great man of Empowerment as well as Excellence! Dennis, you and other attednees will certainly be inspired by the reknown Dr. Willie Hereton as speaker for this occasion.
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0 #2 Eugene& Alma Fisher 2012-11-13 00:03
Dennis,
Congratulations on receiving this most distinguished award as one of the talented men in the city of Memphis! We are so thankful to God for letting us witness this great moment in your career and we pray for your strength and empowerment in the highest calling given unto man.
Blessings to all of your fellow recipients...
Love,
Your parents,
Eugene & Alma
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0 #1 Lou Hamilton 2012-11-10 10:03
Thank you (TSD)
I am verry, very happy that your are having our beloved former Mayor Dr. Willie W.Herenton, as your Men Of Excellence keynote speaker this coming Saturday November 17, 2012.

Dr. Herenton will always be my Mayor, just as (TSD) is my, Our community news information paper each week.
Thank you,
Love, peace and Blessing
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