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CLEO LUCAS TO SPEAK AT 2021 MLK HONORS SERIES: COURAGE TO CHANGE

By amirahmlk / April 2, 2021 /

Dynamic is the only way to describe Ms. Lucas. She served the Canton City Schools with distinction as an educator and administrator. She has held several positions with the Ohio…

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Stark County Defender – Sheriff George T. Maier

By amirahmlk / April 2, 2021 /

Sheriff George T. Maier epitomizes “Serve and Protect,” because it has been his life’s ambition. Maier began his career in law enforcement as a patrol officer in 1981 but spent…

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Educator Extraordinaire – Stephanie Rushin Patrick

By amirahmlk / March 26, 2021 /

Ms. Patrick was invited to speak at this year’s 2021 MLK Honors: Courage to Change Series but was unable to attend in person but she did provide a bio on…

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NAACP PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT 2021 MLK HONORS SERIES: COURAGE TO CHANGE -PROFESSIONALLY

By amirahmlk / March 23, 2021 /

Hector C. McDaniel, President of the Stark County NAACP will be an honored speaker at this year’s MLK Honors Series: Courage to Change – Professionally on April 2nd. McDaniel has…

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COVID VACCINE COMING TO CANTON CITY

By amirahmlk / February 28, 2021 /

Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 4th because vaccinations will be given out at the SE Community Center, 1400 Sherrick Road, from 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m. Must be 65 and older…

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2021 MLK Community Award Recipient, Betty Smith – Executive Director of EN-RICH-MENT

By amirahmlk / February 13, 2021 /

Betty created EN-RICH-MENT as a safe haven for youth who live in low income neighborhoods and come from diverse backgrounds. Programs offered provide an outlet for youth to express their…

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2021 MLK Education Award Recipient – Jeffery S. Talbert, Superintendent Canton City Schools

By amirahmlk / February 9, 2021 /

Jeff Talbert graduated from Muskingum College (New Concord, Ohio) with a Bachelor’s Degree and received a Master’s Degree from Ashland University, (Ashland , Ohio). He has spent his career as…

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2021 MLK Business Award Recipient Tracy Freeman, CEO-Freeman Residential

By amirahmlk / February 9, 2021 /

Freeman Residential Services, LLC, an agency that provides service to individuals with developmental disabilities. Tracy founded Freeman Residential Services in 2006. She has worked with individuals with disabilities for over…

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2021 MLK Religion Awardee – Serena Draper Hendershot, Outreach Director – The Martin Center

By amirahmlk / February 7, 2021 /

Serena Draper Hendershot is the current Outreach Director of The Martin Center, the community focused organization run by 3rd Street Community Church. The church’s vision is to see families and…

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2021 Scholarship Recipient – Jaliyah Turner

By amirahmlk / February 7, 2021 /

Jaliyah Turner plans on attending Central State University after graduation from McKinley Senior High School.

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