A neighborhood block club, residents and a church were honored during last week’s 6th District town hall meeting (held Thursday, January 17th) by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs for making the district a great place in which to live, and each was presented with a 2018 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award.
Alderwoman Coggs, who presented the awards during the meeting (held at Bader Philanthropies, Inc., 3300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr.), said selfless and dedicated work to better the district, neighborhoods and the community is truly worthy of recognition and thanks. “The award winners have each been working diligently to make our neighborhood and our community better, and that is the epitome of the spirit and mindset of Dr. James G. White, for whom the award is named,” she said.
Honored January 17th as 2018 Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Award winners were:
- Hephatha MICAH Holy Ground Core Team (Block Club)
- Calvary Baptist Church (organization)
- Keyon Jackson-Malone (resident)
- Rev. Charles Watkins (resident)
- Sherman Dixon (resident)
- Danielle McClendon-Williams (resident)
Alderwoman Coggs established the Dr. James G. White 6th District Difference Makers Awards to recognize those residents and organizations that work diligently to improve and strengthen the quality of life for themselves, their neighborhood and the City of Milwaukee. Dr. White was a resident of the 6th District who served as a County Supervisor and the Regional Vice President of WestCare Wisconsin Harambee Community Center, facilitating countless neighborhood projects and programs. He used his gifts, talents and knowledge to improve and empower his community.