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Recipients chosen for Longview's 6th Annual Unity Awards

Released by the City of Longview:

LONGVIEW, TX - The Longview Race Relations Committee will sponsor the 6th Annual Unity Awards Luncheon at noon on Thursday, January 14, 2010, at the Maude Cobb Activity Center, 100 Grand Blvd. The luncheon will honor persons who have been leaders in the pursuit of racial equality and have helped improve race relations in our community. The honorees this year are Mr. Mickey Melton and Mr. Clarence Bailey. Mr. Melton has been employed with R. Lacy, Inc. for the past 25 years and is currently Vice President-Land. Mr. Bailey is the owner of Bailey's Insurance Agency, which he has owned for the past 25 years. Both honorees are charter members of the Longview Race Relations Committee and both have served as elected officials with the Longview ISD Board of Trustees.

Tickets are $10 and are available now through January 8, 2010. No tickets will be available on the day of the luncheon. Tickets may be purchased at Partners in Prevention, 140 E. Tyler St, #400; Longview Independent School District Administration office, 1301 E. Young St.; and Barron's Bookstore, 405 W. Loop 281.

The Longview Race Relations Committee was established in 1995 and is sponsored by the City of Longview Partners in Prevention. For more information please call the Partners in Prevention office at 903-237-1019.

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