EVENT POSTPONED – Congressman Hank Johnson to honor community leaders at “Unsung Hero Awards”
Congressman Hank Johnson

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 UPDATE – The awards ceremony will be postponed until further notice due to the Congressman’s schedule in Washington D.C. 

Congressman “Hank” Johnson, District 4, will honor several community leaders on Sunday, Dec. 8, 4 – 6 p.m., at the Black Box Theater, 910 Center Street, N.E., Conyers.

Johnson is hosting his inaugural “Unsung Heroes Awards” program to honor public officials and community leaders who go above and beyond to make our communities better and lead with integrity.

More than 20 community leaders will be honored by the Congressman for their work in improving Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District and moving DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton and Gwinnett counties forward.

Award recipients include:

Debra DeBerry, DeKalb County Clerk of Superior Court

Linda Hays, Newton County Clerk of Superior Court

Ruth Wilson, Rockdale County Clerk of Superior Court

Richard Alexander, Gwinnett County

Mera Cardenas, Executive Director of  Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area

Janice Morris, founder of Helping Hands health clinic

Glenn and Valerie Morgan, publishers of On Common Ground News

Ann Mills, CEO of Overcomers House, Inc.

Charles Sperling, Executive Director of STAND, Inc.

Wendel Muhammed, Community Advocate

Pastor Aldren Saddler, Sr., Pastor of Church of New Beginnings

Mary Lou Waymer, Former President of the Atlanta Federation of Teachers

Debbie Hillman, President of the Newton County NCNW

Tommy Clack, Chairman of the Walk of Heroes Veterans War Memorial

Carolyn Collins,DeKalb County Schools employee and student supporter

Hank Stewart, Poet Laureate and community leader

Janel Green, co-founder of the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice and the Atlanta Women’s March

Sheila Bussey, DeKalb County educator

Lori Crews, Gwinnett County educator

Demeteria Williams, Rockdale County educator

Antonio Molina, chairman-elect of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


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