Mount Vernon — Black Westchester’s Editor-In-Chief AJ Woodson was among seven Unsung Heroes in The City of Mount Vernon for their phenomenal participation in inspiring and taking action to help change the world to be a better place through literacy, honored by The Write Mind Foundation, Tuesday afternoon at the VIP Luncheon at the SteamHouse Restaurant located at 128 Gramatan Avenue.
“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by my community for the work we do,” shares AJ Woodson.
Other honorees included Sheryll Brownlee, DaMia Harris Madden, Frances Lightsy, Michelle Lopez, Lowes Moore and Rev. Dr. Darren Morton who each received a certificate from The Write Mind Foundation and a certificate of commendation from the Mount Vernon City Council in recognition of contributions made to the City of Mount Vernon at the New York Life sponsored luncheon.
The VIP Luncheon was part of the African-American Community Empowerment Summit which is being held on Wednesday at Macedonia Baptist Church located at 141 South 9th Avenue, with a Vendor Showcase from 4-6PM and a Town Hall forum 6-8PM.