NAACP Parkchester Bids Farewell to President Beverly Roberts

Beverly Roberts (front, 3rd from l) was awarded a bouquet and a plaque.
Photo by Edward Watkins

The NAACP Parkchester Branch bid a fond farewell to its outgoing president Beverly Roberts during the annual Christmas Party and Toy Drive on Saturday, December 15 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. During the celebration, the branch collected toys and monetary contributions for Seneca House, a shelter in the south Bronx, in honor of the holiday season.

(l-r) Beatrice Franklin, Nick Cruz, Beverly Roberts, Anthony Ellis, Joa Clodd and John Shavou.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Assemblywoman Karines Reyes (r) presented Roberts an NYS Assembly citiation.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Roberts’ son and grandchildren congratulated her on her many years of dedicated service.
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Roberts (c) graciously accepted a NYS Senate proclamation from Senator Luis Speulveda’s office.
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Danelle set up the donated toys for the local youth.
Photo by Edward Watkins

A Yuletide-themed cake was served in honor of Roberts’ many years of community service.
Photo by Edward Watkins

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