Busch Gardens Williamsburg

NAACP holding annual banquet

The NAACP is holding its Life Membership Awards Banquet on May 7.

The awards banquet is the major fundraising event for the York-James City-Williamsburg chapter. After a silent auction at 4:30 p.m, guests can eat dinner and watch another program at 5:30 p.m.

Members who have earned life membership through substantial financial contributions will be recognized at the banquet.

Each year, a resident takes home a J. Blaine Blayton Community Service Award, given to who the chapter thinks has been extraordinary in their commitment to service in the area.

Glenda Horne Turner, a marketing manager at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, is the recipient of this year's award....