The Carbondale chapter of the NAACP is gearing up for its 40th annual Freedom Fund banquet, which will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Carbondale Civic Center.
Cook County State’s Attorney and Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumna Kim Foxx will speak and highlight the value of being steadfast and immovable during these times.
The Freedom Fund supports the NAACP housed at Eurma C. Hayes Center, provides scholarships, and supports other worthy causes.
Tickets for the event are still on sale, and business sponsorships are also available. For more information, call Pepper Holder at 618-521-9511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.