The Officers and Board Members of the El-Beth-El Development Center hosted it 13th annual “Stop The Violence Recognition” banquet inside the Scottish-Rite Cathedral Banquet in Springfield. Since 2009, Center founder Bishop Hall and his team have honored dedicated individuals from the community for outstanding achievements, leadership and their contribution in helping Jacksonville build a stronger and healthier community. Historically the Center has honored community leaders on the first coast whose platform embraces Duval diverse community. The guest speaker was City Councilman Terrance Freeman. Attendees enjoyed dinner, networking and community engagement with honorees, family members and invited guests.
This year’s honorees include: Jody Philips (Clerk of the Courts), Matt Carlucci (City Councilman), Joe Zimmerman (Coalition for the Homeless), Martin Mark (Gordon Chevrolet), Sylvester Pinckney (Kids Hope Alliance), Dr. Brenda King (Community Activist), Audrey Moran, Esq., Jakela Rivers, Esq., Lindsey Tygart, Esq., Dexter Davis, Esq., Winston Seabrooks (Youth Activist), Kelly Coker-Daniels (Duval County School Board), Rick Walker (Duval Bail Bonds) and Jada Hunter (Family support services) shown with El-Beth-El Development Center founder and director Lorenzo Hall.