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Freeman Community Empowerment Day

The 4th Annual Freeman Community Empowerment Day was held on Saturday, August 19th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Inspiration Center (formerly Meljo’s), 21391 Governor Harrison Parkway, Freeman, Virginia. WHLQ 105.5 Hot Joy Radio was elated to partner with The Freeman Coalition. WHLQ 105.5 FM’s piece was to provide the community with inspirational music, dance, and new clothing for children K-12. We had some great people assist us with this endeavor.

First, we had performers; Inspired to Dance, Daughters of Zion, The Bowman Family, Minister Naomi Castel, Author Rita Odom Moseley, Mike Alston and more share their gifts of dance and song. We thank them for their awe-inspiring presentations.

Second, we would like to thank Angel’s (Minister Antoinette House donated 200 pieces of clothing), Mayor Harrington, and the staff of WHLQ for donations of new clothing for children from K-12 grades. They went above and beyond what we expected.

Third, we are also grateful to Thompson Hauling, Inc. (flatbed for stage), Joseph Mitchell (25 vacation give-a-way), Ministers Donna Ray and Pate McCoy (financial donation), and Mike Alston for our sound system. And most of all we thank the community for showing up in great numbers. Thanks again to all of you for your support and we look to do it all over again next year.

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