MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two African-Americans dedicated to working actively to better the Montclair community will be recognized during an appreciation dinner on Thursday, February 23rd from 7:00-8:30 pm.

Hosted by the Civics and Government Institute (CGI) at Montclair High School (MHS), an awards presentation honoring Wilhelm Young, Deputy Chief of Montclair Police Department, and Nedra Clark, recently retired MHS guidance counselor, will take place during the 12th Annual African-American Achievement Dinner in the George Inness Annex.

All attendees will be treated to a night of good food donated by local businesses, entertainment from The Passing Notes & The MHS Madrigal Choir, and poetry readings, as well as a community celebration of African-American achievement in Montclair. The cost is $5 for children and students and $10 for adults. All proceeds will go towards The CGI Minority Scholarship Fund.

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