Dems Attend Soulfood Fest; Birthday Tribute from Congress for Alton Brooks

The Black Democratic Club’s annual Soul food Fest was held August 20th at Spottswood Church in support of the Club’s voter registration and get out the vote activities.

The occasion also provided DTC members and friends the chance to wish community activist and civil rights leader Alton Brooks a happy 95th birthday.  Brooks’ milestone is being recognized in the Congressional Record by Cong. Elizabeth Esty (D-5)

The Black Democratic Club held its annual Soulfood Fest on August 20th at Spottswood AME Church.

Democratic Town Committee  (DTC) leader Alton Brooks  (3rd from left) is presented with a statement entered into the Congressional Record by Cong Elizabeth Esty (D-5) on the occasion of Mr. Brooks’ 95th birthday. DTC member Stephanie Podewell presents the citation. Congratulating Brooks are from left Black Dems’ President and Ald. Shirley Black, State Senator Terry Gerratana, John McNamara, Town Chair Bill Shortell, Rosemary Klotz and Michael Gorzoch. (F. Gerratana photos)    

Serving up Southern Cuisine at the annual Soul Food Fest of the Black Democratic Club led by Ald. and DTC Vice Chair Shirley Black.  (F. Gerratana photo)

Serving up Southern Cuisine at the annual Soul Food Fest of the Black Democratic Club led by Ald. and DTC Vice Chair Shirley Black. (F. Gerratana photo)

 

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