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For Immediate Release:
April 13, 2011
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Marta Martinez-Aleman

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Vice Chairwoman Edmonson participates in Dade Heritage Trust’s 18th Annual Commemorative Service and 3rd Youth Talent on Parade


Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson, District 3, is joined by Dr. Enid C. Pinkney to her right, Chairwoman of the African American Committee of Dade Heritage Trust, and to her left by the Rev


Vice Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson, District 3, is joined by Dr. Enid C. Pinkney to her right, Chairwoman of the African American Committee of Dade Heritage Trust, and to her left by the Rev. Purnell A. Moody, Associate Pastor, Ebenezer United Methodist Church, as well as other members of the committee to dedicate a headstone to an African-American incorporator of the City of Miami, London Blackstone, at the City of Miami Cemetery on April 10, 2011 at the committee's 18th Annual Commemorative Service and 3rd Youth Talent on Parade. 
The committee also made presentations to the families of Wilhelmina Jennings, Juanita Wilson, Lorraine Farrington Strachan and City of Miami Commissioner Richard P. Dunn.  In addition, Vice Chairwoman Edmonson joined Charlayne W. Thompkins, committee member, and Retha Boone-Fye, essay contest chair, in presenting Certificates of Congratulations to the winners of the African-American Committee's essay contest.

: Breanna J'Shan Evans, Spanish Lake Elementary School, and Wallace Chester and Chelsea Chester, both from Ada Merritt Middle School.
Photo Caption: (L-R) Breanna J'Shan Evans, Spanish Lake Elementary School, and Wallace Chester and Chelsea Chester, both from Ada Merritt Middle School.