Altrusa and NAACP sponsor back-to-school event


SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Altrusa International of Youngstown and NAACP Youngstown Branch sponsored a back-to-school event Aug. 19 at the Boys and Girls Club. Books and 120 bags of school supplies were distributed to children and teens and a lunch was served. Some of those participating in the event, from left, are Jimma McWilson and Wali Salahuddin, NAACP; Janet Haladay, Altrusa; Cossell Burton, NAACP; George Freeman, president of NAACP; and Sharmon Lesnak, president of Altrusa.