- Faith & Family
Congratulations to our beloved Booker T. Washington Tornadoes, Coach Tim “Ice” Harris and his staff as they brought home the “bacon”— the state title — last week Friday. May all of you continue to bring us fame and glory.
Wedding anniversary greetings go out to our “love birds” of the week: John F. and Kimberly Jackson, Jr., Dec. 10th: their 18th; Cecil C. and Clothilda G. Brown, Dec. 15th: their 12th; Hartford E. and Carolyn Howell, Sr., Dec. 15th: their 39th.
Lisa Thorpe visited her alma mater, Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina for open house. Thorpe was accompanied by her niece, Holli Thorpe of Piedmont College.
Get well wishes and our prayers go out to: Gloria Bannister, Clarance Clear, Sr., Naomi A. Adams, Veronica O’Berry, Thomas Nottage, Evangeline Gibson, Grace Heastie-Patterson, Wilhelmina Stirrup-Welch, Jacqueline Finley-Livingston, Brenda Hepburn-Eddy, Claretha Grant-Lewis, Rosemary Braynon, Edythe Jenkins-Coverson and Donzaleigh McKinney.
Native Miamians were saddened to hear of the demise of Calvin Reid Mapp, Sr. Judge Mapp’s funeral was held last Saturday, Dec. 8th at Historic Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. Ralph Ross officiated. Judge Mapp was the first Black county judge in Dade County when he was appointed by Gov. Reuben Askew.
Join the St. Cecelia’s chapter and its president, Leome S. Culmer, as they travel the weekend of May 27th on their annual Scenic Bus Tour, held next year in Charleston, South Carolina.
Congratulations to Quinneosa Hastem and Jamal Redmond Waters, Sr. who welcomed their new baby boy Oct. 9th at Memorial Hospital in Pembroke Pines. Jamal’s parents, Elbert and Pat Waters are first time grandparents.
Congratulations to the newlyweds Frazier Hawkins and Evelyn Word who held their reception with family and friends at their palatial home, Nov. 17th.
By Anna Sweeting