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Dr. Richard Strachan | 11/28/2013, 9 a.m.

Congratulations to Sabrina D. Simpson, bride, and Leo C. Belton, Sr., groom, who were married Sun., Nov. 16. The service was officiated by Pastor Michael K. Bouie, at Mount Hermon A.M.E. in Miami Gardens. The afternoon began with the bride’s arrival in a stretch limousine while Dr. Edward Robinson serenaded guests with wedding songs. Sorors


Dr. Richard Strachan

Deborah Taylor and Judith Lewis of Zeta Phi Beta, Inc. lit candles. The wedding processional also included candle lighting for the bride’s late father, Nathaniel Barnes, by Rev. Edna Pratt and a poem by Freddie Brown. The bridal party included Martha Belton, Alexandra M. Mercedes, Chawana Barnes, Norma Belton, Tamela Belton, Karal Fields, Fredrick Simpson, II, Mia Peterson, Tamaria Johnson, Jordan Henley and Jayden Henley. The bridal party left for the celebration at Violines Banquet Hall, where the couple had their first dance. Toasting of the newlyweds came from Fields, Taylor, Barnes, Simpson, Belton, Belton Jr. and Dr. Robinson, as they received thrown rice and prepared for their honeymoon in Las Vegas. The King of Clubs of Greater Miami met at the home of President Richard J. Strachan with interim chaplain, Rev. Harvey Lockhart giving words of wisdom and acceptance of the agenda. James Fayson took to the floor and reported on the Black and White Gala to be held at the Double Tree Spa in downtown Miami beginning at 6 p.m. For invitation, please call 305-233-6865. Some of the members in attendance were Dr. Edwin Demeritte, Franklin Clark, Dr. Willie J. Wright, Dr. Astrid Mack, Ron Butler, Dr. Art Woodard, Fletcher Paschal and Larry Adams. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is using the expertise of Nancy Dawkins, Martha Day, Maude Newbold, Mona Jackson and others to plan centennial activities for Black businesses. Breakfast was served at Michaels to over 50 participants, while Dawyne Cannon provided the tapes and the gang sang every song in the folder and enjoyed themselves immensely.