Black History Month luncheon at The Berkeley 2.20.20
The City celebrated its 21st Annual Black History Month Luncheon, with Mayor John Moor presenting the opening remarks, Traci and Lyddale Akins as Master of Ceremonies and Rev. David Parreott heading the prayer.
There was a dance performance by TLC, and a presentation by Mayor & Council. Evangelist Sylvia Coleman was the Keynote Speaker and a solo performance was given by Genise Hughes.
The Community Service Award presented by Mayor and Council went to the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club – Central Jersey Club. Councilman Jessie Kendle gave the closing remarks.
The luncheon was organized by city employees Cassandra Dickerson and Leesha Floyd.
George Harrison Tribute at The Supper Club 2.21.20
Marc Ribler and friends, along with guest singer Freedom Bremner, performed before a sold out crowd at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club in a tribute to George Harrison on the cusp of his birthday, February 25th.
Pet Promenade on Cookman Avenue 2.22.20
A walk down Cookman Avenue with your favorite furry friend took place on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday beginning at the Shoppes at the Arcade. Can you pick the winner?
Fashion Show at The Asbury 2.23.20
Councilman Jesse Kendle is the organizer of this annual fund raiser intended to raise money for youth programs in Asbury Park.
Deputy Mayor Amy Quin and Editor of the Coaster, Ellen Carol received Lifetime Achievement awards from the City of Asbury Park, presented by Councilwoman Eileen Chapman and Jan Sparrow of Words! Bookstore.
During some downtime waiting for the models to change, Jesse’s grandson jumped on stage to take a stroll on the cat walk after the audience was invited to give it a try by commentator and board of Education President, Angela Ahbez.
The models were all city employees, along with Miss Monmouth County who joined the line up. A good time was had by all.