DECATUR, GA – On Sunday, Nov. 19, from 3-5 p.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is hosting his Fourth Annual Unsung Heroes Awards to recognize and celebrate members of the community.
This year, 29 people will be honored including veterans, professionals, business leaders, and community advocates who, through their selfless service and altruism, have made Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District a better place to live, work, and play. r
WHO: Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) honoring 29 members of the community with Unsung Heroes Awards, which fall into four categories — Diamond of the District, Pillars of Power, Community Cornerstone and Champion of the Fourth.
WHAT: Congressman Johnson hosting Fourth Annual Unsung Heroes Awards.
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 19, 3-5 PM.
WHERE: Ours Studios, 5311 Dividend Drive, Decatur
STREAMING: Facebook, X and YouTube: @RepHankJohnson
Diamond of the District Award: An individual, organization or business that has a positive impact on a community through the promotion of goodwill, a helping-hand concept, building up of the spirit or support of character.
Dr. Roderick Cunningham: The Beverly Cunningham Foundation
Ms. Beth Ehrhardt: Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation
Pastor William Francis: Lives and Souls Missional Church
Pastor Clara Lett: Rainbow Covenant Ministries, Rainbow Community Center
Ms. Patricia Roberts: The Jamal Addison Foundation
Mr. Fuquan & Mrs. Shelia Stafford: The Stafford Boxing Club
Ms. Takosha Swan: The Veteran Anthem, Inc.
Pillars of Power Award: A former elected official, government employee, law enforcement officer, public safety officer, community advocate, diplomat, member of the clergy.
Ms. Faye Coffield
Mr. Jeff Dickerson
Mr. Reginald “Ray” Moore
Ms. Martha Shockey
Mr. Stanley Watson
Community Cornerstone Award: A community advocate whose service or work has laid the foundation of building up a community, the architect of a fundamental plan or mission to safeguard a community or area — gatekeeper.
Ms. Alice Bussey
Mr. Donald Edwards
Ms. Nettie Jackson
Mr. Dave Marcus:
Mr. Bruce McMillian
Beacon of Light Award: An individual whose spirit or acts of kindness brightens the everyday life of a person. Hospitality, education, support administrative or host or hostesses.
Ms. Carleen Cumberbatch
Mr. Orrin Hudson
Mrs. Mary King
Ms. Vivian Moore
Ms. Paulette McWhorter
Champion of the 4th Award: An individual whose advocacy is a sword and shield for a purpose, cause, or mission to educate, engage, and strengthen a position or mission of a community, organization, or institution.
Ms. Charolette Cain
Mr. George Chidi
Ms. Stephanie Coreas
Mr. Alvin Dollar
Mr. Keith Lamar
Dr. Iris Buchanan-Perry
Mr. Brian Wertheim