15th Vision Quest awards luncheon held
August 29, 2013 3:12PM
Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduating seniors Wendolyn Sims-Rucker, Amani D’Shea Davis and Deanna Kaye Daley were awarded monetary scholarships toward college in fall. | Supplied photo
Updated: October 2, 2013 6:02AM
The Josephine Elizabeth Seaton Franklin Foundation presented its 15th Vision Quest Awards Luncheon, “Focus On Our Youth and Community,” in Matteson.
Awards were presented to Tamera Lloyd, licensed etiquette instructor, Emerging Young Leaders Award; Ree-Syn-Mi Line Dances, an exercise/dance organization, Health Award; The Dreamcatchers Foundation, an organization to help women reach their potential, Social Justice and Human Rights Award; Quinn Riley, CEO and founder of Teen Wealth Group, Economic Security Award; and Hope Community Services, an emergency relief services agency, Global Poverty Award.
The President’s Award was presented to former Robbins Mayor Irene Brodie for “dedication to the improvement of her community for the past 36 years.”
Three Homewood-Flossmoor High School graduating seniors were awarded monetary scholarships. They included Wendolyn Sims-Rucker, Amani D’Shea Davis, and Deanna Kaye Daley.
The Vision Quest Awards was hosted by Anita Harmon, foundation board chairman; June Cole Boulware, president; Gloria Pleasont, vice president, and Vanessa Vavaseur, fundraising chairman.
The foundation is the philanthropic entity of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, Theta Rho Omega Chapter.