The 59th annual NAACP Freedom Awards Fund Banquet will be held Sunday in St. Louis.
The event is held by the East St. Louis NAACP branch, one of the largest NAACP branches in the country. The banquet recognizes corporations, organizations and individuals who have diversity initiatives with a regional impact.
The NAACP works to ensure the rights of all people and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
Tickets are $60 for general admission and $125 for VIP admission. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Grand Hotel Downtown St. Louis Majestic Ballroom at 800 Washington Ave. The event begins at 5 p.m.
To buy tickets or for more information, call 618-271-4698. Checks can be made payable to NAACP and mailed to the NAACP at 4700 State St., East St. Louis, IL, 62205.