More than a dozen deserving Northeast Wichita resident wererecognized at the Wichita Neighborhood Awards, a night of fund and celebration recognizing community heroes held Sat., March 27 at Rouch of Class Event Center, Wichita.

Individuals ecognized awere Bernia Williams, Felicia Rolfe, Rickey Hoy, Injoy Fountain, Tracey Mason, Pastor T.W. Wade, Greg “The Hitman” Williams, Rep. Gail Finney, Dr. Charles Cole-man, Twanda Hamilton, Theo Cribbs, Jr. Charles Knox, and Azebe Telele.

Light hors doeuvres were served and music was provided by D.J. Ricky It was great to attend a live, but socially distanced event. Bring on the vaccine and more great community events.

This event was ponsored by Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau, Don Thompson, Azeb Telele, Charles Knox, Diane Webb and LaWanda De- Shazer. ll 

Jazzlyn "Jazzie” is the former senior reporter for our team, who joined the company in 2020 in the midst of the pandemic, through the Report for America service program. For the past two years, she covered...

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