Metro government officials, local business owners and community leaders attended the Metropolitan Minority Caucus’ Eighth Anniversary Celebration at Belmont on Feb.27. More than 100 people attended the reception in the Frist Lecture Hall.
Council-at-large member Jerry Maynard, president of the caucus, introduced minority and small business owners who shared how they and the city have benefited from the caucus’ work. The caucus presented special awards to Mayor Karl Dean and business owners Sam Howard, Pam Martin and Marilyn Robinson.
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