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NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet honors Rev. Onie Cooper

NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet honors Rev. Onie Cooper

The 66th Annual Reno/Sparks NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, held on the evening of Saturday, May 14, 2011, at the Atlantis Resort Grand Ballroom, was attended by nearly 200 individuals, members and nonmembers of the NAACP. The banquet, titled "Building Nevada’s Future," to celebrate the accomplishments of the local branch of the NAACP, to remember [...]

Head Bishop Savoy Leads FDA Tobacco Initiative

Head Bishop Savoy Leads FDA Tobacco Initiative

During early March Bishop Gene Savoy, president of the Nevada Clergy Association, working with members of the interfaith community, led the initiative to give the FDA oversight over tobacco products. (See also posting: “Semiannual Interfaith Luncheon.”) As reported in the Reno Gazette Journal on Tuesday March 10, “Reno area faith leaders [...]

The 2009 Governor’s Points of Light Awards

The 2009 Governor’s Points of Light Awards

On Thursday February 26, the annual 2009 Governor’s Points of Light Awards were hosted at the Atlantis Resort and Casino in Reno. Attending on behalf of The Second Advent Church was Head Bishop Gene Savoy Jr. The banquet is annually hosted to recognized individuals who support and promote volunteerism in Nevada. Bishop Savoy also met with [...]