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2023 Freedom Fund Event to honor 9 Local Freedom Fighters

Peekskill NAACP to award 9 honorees and feature an array of musical guests
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On Sunday, November 12, Melvin Moore, Regina Clarkin, Reverend Jeannette J. Phillips, Tuesday Paige McDonald, Adrienne Harper, Ariana Okoth, Valerie Eaton, NY Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital, and Marisol Jimenez will all be honored by the Peekskill NAACP at the 2023 Freedom Fund Event. The 2023 Freedom Fund event will be held at the Paramount Hudson Valley at 3:00 p.m. The event celebrates 50 years of Hip Hop and features special guest performances by Acute Inflections, The Faithlock Singers featuring Jeremiah, local Peekskill talents Bria the Artist and Noodle Noo, and Hip Hop legend Kool Moe Dee. This is a major fundraising event for the Peekskill NAACP which raises funds to help serve the community. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Peekskill NAACP website.

 


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About the Contributor
Dave Mueller
As a Peekskill native, Dave is thrilled to be working with the Peekskill Herald showcasing featured calendar events. A 1999 graduate of PHS, he remembers reading and enjoying the original weekly print edition of the Peekskill Herald every Thursday. He especially liked the political stories, local features and sports coverage when it was written by Peekskill Runner columnist Jack Burns who always managed to weave history into the running times. An avid hiker, he enjoys exploring the local trails as well as the concrete ones in his job as a conductor for Metro North Railroad. He’s a former teacher and co-founder of the Friends of the Peekskill Dog Park, where he frequently can be found with his Koda. He’s happy to be part of the Herald’s growth as the source of local news for Peekskill and looks forward to highlighting a few of many of the events and happenings in Peekskill and the surrounding communities. Reach Dave at [email protected]