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Sen. Randolph guest speaker for NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon

The Dynasty Banquet Hall, located at 4141 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, is set to come alive on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 12-3 PM, as the Hammond branch of the NAACP hosts its annual Freedom Fund Luncheon. The guest speaker will be Indiana State Senator Lonnie M. Randolph.

Senator Randolph was first elected to the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus in 1994. After the completion of his first term, he became a judge for the East Chicago City Court in 1998. Randolph was re-elected to serve the 2nd Senate District in November of 2008.

Senator Randolph represents Senate District 2, which encompasses portions of Lake County. District 2 communities include East Chicago, Whiting, and portions of Gary, Griffith, Hammond, Hobart, and Merrillville.

Senator Randolph advocates for legislation on behalf of all citizens of Lake County and Indiana, including women’s rights, union rights, job creation, and assistance for small businesses. Senator Randolph also worked extensively on health care legislation by examining HMO mental health policies at the Lilly Symposium.

Senator Randolph graduated with a BS degree from Northern Illinois University and received his Law Degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

He serves on the Gary Chamber of Commerce and Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.

The Hammond NAACP Branch continues to work with every segment of the community to remove barriers for a better quality of life for all. Its success has continued because of existing partnerships with business, education, religious, civic, and community organizations.

Music entertainment throughout this event will be rendered by local area singing sensation Ms. Rhoelle Blackmon and her trio.

Tickets are $50.00 in advance and $60.00 at the door. For more information concerning the luncheon, tickets, donations, ad souvenir book, and scholarship sponsorships, contact Reverend Homer Cobb at 219-931-8899, [email protected] com, or P.O. Box 33, Hammond, Indiana 46320.


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