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November 24, 2012 - November 30, 2012, The Afro-American


Deacon Gardner Dr. A.C.D. Vaughn

Rev. Dr. Susan Spears

L-R: Aaron Dorsey, London Diggs, Laura Fox, Caleel Fox, Dr. ACD Vaughn, Crystal Fox, Destiny Holmes, Malcolm Lanier, and Marrissa Lanier. Top row standing: Kitchen Staff and organizers of 55th Celebration Mr. and Mrs. Victor March

Rev. Cleveland Mason

Rev. Willie Chambers

Rev. Mark Wainwright

When the Rev. Dr. A.C.D. Vaughn showed up for his regularly scheduled Saturday afternoon Bible Study class, Nov. 10, at Sharon Baptist Church in Baltimore, he was pleasantly surprised. In addition to the usual gathering, family members, friends and clergy from around the area showed up to honor his 55 years in ministry. The crowd included folks from his former ministries, from Promised Land Baptist Church, Moneta, Va. and Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Baltimore. The former president of the Hampton Ministers’ Conference, the largest interdenominational gathering of preachers in the country, he’s the current chair of the board and cofounder of the Determined Biblical and Theological Institute at New Shiloh Baptist Church. Photos by J.D. Howard

Gloria Thompson

Pastor John Hancock

Prayer by Dr. Carter

Rev. Errol Gilliard

Vocalist Gretchen Starks

Rev. Mark Wainwright, Pastor Johnson, Dr. ACD Vaughn and Rev. Lynette Vaughn

Dr. Samuel L. Ross, Mrs. Ross and Barry Williams Eddie and Sylvia Brown

Honoree, Dr. Samuel L. Ross (CEO, Bon Secours Hosp.) Samuel Torrence (Ch. R. F. Lewis Dist.), Davon Arrington,Jerias Eason, Demetrius Nelson, Emmanuel Malik, and Christopher Griggs (Troop #4412)

Troop # 89 Color Guard

On Nov. 13, the Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America hosted the Whitney Young Jr. Service Award banquet at the Radisson at Cross Keys. Robin Grogan and The event honored Dr. son, Emmanuel Samuel Ross, CEO of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System and Marty Azola, president of Azola & Associates. The honorees were feted in recognition of their contributions towards providing scouting opportunities for youth from various backgrounds.

Emmanuel Grogan, Troop # 89

Neil Muldrow Honoree, Martin P. Azola

Photos by Anderson Ward

Christopher Griggs leads the Scout Oath

Joe Spellman (Field Dir., Balto. Area Council) and Rev., Dr. Paris J. Evans (Ch. Pres. NAN)

Honorees, Executives and Boy Scout Troop # 89

November 24, 2012 - November 30, 2012, The Afro-American

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Seated: Angel Ferrotte, Linda Simmons, Peola McCaskill, Yvonne Ewell Smith and Peter Robinson, Jr., Standing: Eleise Whyte, Valyncie Hawkins, Dianne Dunn; Winston McCaskill and Pat Burns.

Music was provided by The “G” Clefs.

Mother-daughter team working the runway.

So Others May Eat (SOME) was singled out for a community service award at Chi Eta Phi’s 46th annual fashion show and luncheon Oct. 28 in Greenbelt, Md. The fundraising event was hosted by the maiden chapter of the 80-yearold organization of registered

Juanita Hall, Guy Lambert, Michael Simon, representing S.O.M.E., the Community Service recipient, and Janet Jones.

Something easy and breezy for an evening out.

professional nurses and nursing students at Martin’s Crosswinds that was founded at Freedmen’s Hospital in 1932. The group’s motto is “service to humanity.” The fashion show was presented by the Lovely Lady Boutique.

WPGC Radio personality, Guy Lambert was one of the MC s.

Let the fashion show begin: Brothers, strutting the runway.

Janice Flemming, Olia Cooke, Karen McDowell, Juanita Hall, chapter president, and Michelle Powell. Misty Turner, fashion show commentator being escorted on stage by a model.

Colorful, colorful, colorful

Sadie Wiggin-Bell, Diane Venable, Carol McKinnon, Ruth B. Young-Richardson, Marion W. Richardson, Denise Young, Carrolyn N. Andrews and June Young

Alpha Chapter Members: Deborah Washington, Peola McCaskill, Marianne P. Cobb, Min. Carmen Vaughn-Hewitt, Doris B. Blackman, Thelma Wheeler, Ava Stevens, Janet E. Jones, Chairperson, Ways and Means Committee, Earnestine Brogsdale, Ellen Diggs, Annie Summers, Dorothy M. Chandler; Dacene Layne, Verna Myers and Venita Atkins

Ann Chisholm and Kathleen Turner, daughters of the Chi Eta Phi Sorority founding jewels, Henzrietta Chisholm and Kathleen C. Turner.

Ready for church… Fur...ready for the winter season.

Standing: Alberta Smith-Golden, Carol Williams, Trina Williams, Dorothy Abbott and Sandra Adams, Seated: Nieshia Williams, Indyia Henry, Bobbie Jean Henry, Edith Henry and Frances Henry

Lovely lady Boutique owners

The Ministry in Motion presented a luncheon fashion show and vendor marketplace Oct. 27 in Greenbelt, Md. The afternoon production at Martin’s Crosswinds was orchestrated by the Encore Hair Boutique’s Kenia Garner and featured a hair and fashion show conducted by Valencia Dashiell and was capped by a dance by Ministry in Motion. Photos by Rob Roberts Brothers in Afrocentric clothing. Colorful casual evening attire.

A fancy evening with the glitter and the glam... just stepping out. Yes, we are twins; Valencia Dashiell and Vanessa Parrish.

The young divas work the runway.

Standing: Hamyra Taylor, Beverly Lanier, Lucille Robinson and Milton Lanier; Seated: Aynias Siggers, Dawn Siggers and Mona Bailey

Jewelry vendor in the marketplace.

The Parrish Family A loyal family shows their support for a model’s debut.

Ministry in Motion performs.

Standing: Judith Mills; Gary Turner; and Marva Gaskin; seated: Ginger Mills, Chairwomen, Prince George’s County Veterans Commission; Cynthia Davis, CEO; Dana Mathis and Tyron Garta

Walter, Renee, Chase and Shayna

Guests of the Renee “Starlynn” Allen, the commentator.

Lifestyle - Sophisticated Settings November 24 2012  

Lifestyle - Sophisticated Settings November 24 2012

Lifestyle - Sophisticated Settings November 24 2012  

Lifestyle - Sophisticated Settings November 24 2012