Banquet to honor ‘unsung heroes’


CD Leonard, right, publicity chairman of the Community Excelsior Club of Kinston, sells a ticket to Mayor BJ Murphy for the annual recognition banquet scheduled for Oct. 12.


Banquet to honor ‘unsung heroes’

The Community Excelsior Club of Kinston will honor two Lenoir County “unsung heroes” at is annual recognition banquet set for 5 p.m. Oct. 12 at St. Augustus AME Zion Church, 318 E. North St.

This year’s honorees are Iris Persons Jacobs and Robert Brown. Both are examples of residents helping others in the city and county. The guest speaker will be Kinston native Dr. Janzelean Laughinghouse of Greensboro.

The public is invited. For tickets and other information, call Lemuel E. Jones at 252-527-6552 or Palmer Dixon, Banquet chairwoman, at 252-527-1441.