By Cary Shuman
Chelsea Black Community (CBC) President Joan Cromwell has announced that eight individuals will be honored as “Chelsea Trailblazers” at the third annual CBC Black History Month celebration today at Chelsea High School.
The recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony in the CHS auditorium following the dinner portion of the program.
The award recipients are Robert “Duke” Bradley, Richard Katz, Shirley Thompson, Maureen Lee, Ronald Robinson, Annie Jones, Police Chief Brian Kyes, and Police Lt. Golden “Rico” Tyre.
“We are honoring these men and women for making a path and continuing to give back to the community,” said Cromwell.
Henry Wilson is the chairman of the event. Dakeya Christmas and Beverly Martin Ross are the leaders of the speaking program.
Admission is free to the celebration. There will be food, activities, and entertainment.
“Come and enjoy this great event with us,” said Cromwell. “We’re going to have dinner from 5 to 6:15 p.m. and then move in to the auditorium for the speaking and awards program.”