ST. LOUIS COUNTY NAACP

Courage Will Not Skip This Generation

83rd Annual Freedom Fund Leadership Dinner St. Louis County NAACP

“Strength Through Diversity” 


Thursday, June 21st, 2018
Four Seasons St. Louis
Reception 5:30pm Dinner 6:45pm
999 N 2nd St. St. Louis, MO 63102

Held each June, the Freedom Fund Leadership Dinner  brings together over 1,200 community leaders to celebrate the achievements of America’s oldest and largest Civil Rights Organization, and also highlight the contributions of community leaders that support diversity and inclusion, social justice and the advancement of Civil Rights across the State of Missouri. 

Our Chairman’s private VIP Reception is reserved for honored guests and private donors that help to keep the flames of freedom burning bright. 

2018 Honorees

Margaret Bush Wilson Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Rev. Ronald L.Bobo Sr., Pastor Westside Missionary Baptist Church

Ida Goodwin Woolfolk Award for Innovation 
The Nexus Group

Medgar Wiley Evers Freedom Award
Hon. Jason Kander, Founder Let America Vote

Frankie Muse Freeman/Norman R. Seay Commitment to St. Louis Award
Bob Fox & Maxine Clark

Daisy Bates Commitment to Education Award 
Dr. Charles Pearson & Chancellor Mark Wrighton

Minority Entrepreneur of the Year Honoree
Junior Bridgeman, President & CEO Heartland CocaCola Bottling

Jackie Robinson Award for Sports Advocacy 
Jake Bain, John Burroughs School Athlete
Indiana State University Class of 2022

Distinguished Legacy Honorees
Sheila Sweeney, President & CEO St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Peggy Lewis LeCompte, Retired Educator and Union Leader
Pat Jones, Educator
Lillian Eunice, City Administrator City of Northwoods 

 

 

View our recap of 2017 dinner below:


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