RAHWAY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Sergio Granados, Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski, Linda Carter and Alexander Mirabella presented the Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award to Freeholder Vernell Wright during the Union County 2017 Black History Month Celebration at Union County Performing Arts Center. The Freeholder Board created the award in honor of the late former Freeholder Chester Holmes. They were joined by family members of Freeholders Wright and Holmes.
Freeholder Vernell Wright Receives the Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award
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