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Manchester’s NAACP sets Oct. 5 Freedom Fund dinner


MANCHESTER — Five community leaders will be honored next month when the Manchester branch of the NAACP holds its fifth Freedom Fund dinner, the organization said.

The dinner will take place Oct. 5 at the Puritan Conference Center in Manchester. The theme is “Civil Rights, Then and Now” and the guest speaker will be writer/entrepreneur Kevin Powell. The Brooklyn resident has written 11 books, and his most recent is “Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, and the Ghost of Dr. King.”

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The five honorees are the Rev. Bill Exner, William Gillett, Sandra Hicks, Rashida Mohamed and Claudette Williams.

Tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for children under 12. For more information, visit www.naacpmanchesternh.com.
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