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Entries Tagged as 'Remembrance'

Luncheon focuses on African American accomplishments and challenges

March 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Black History Month, History, Remembrance

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The history and accomplishments of African Americans should inspire every nation and group to work harder to make the world a better place, according to 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews. As one of the featured speakers at the Black History Month Luncheon, he exhorted audience members to not make the […]

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‘Rose Kennedy of Signal Hill’ leaves legacy of compassion, community involvement

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Remembrance

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer The light and love that characterized Velma Robinett’s life will never die. She was in turn a farmer’s daughter, devoted wife and mother, grandmother, businesswoman and matriarch, but what people remember most about her is her kindness and compassion.

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