(New Bern Sun Journal) Wash Away Unemployment, a local 501c3 nonprofit, will present the R.E.S.T.O.R.E. Second Chance Gala on Saturday at the J. Murphy Smith Center in downtown New Bern.
The gala will honor North Carolina reformers who have been given a second chance and have dedicated their lives to making significant changes to help and improve the lives of people who have been affected by the criminal justice system.
Honorees are Aaron Midgette, Joy Marquez, William Pugh, Victor Anderson, Daryl Atkinson, Benjamin Jemmott III, Bobby Lowery, Baquir Mujahid, Dennis Gaddy, Donell Bryant, A.J. Ware, Greg Singleton and the late Umar Muhammad. A special award will be presented to Bernita Hamilton for more than 23 years of volunteering and serving the needs of individuals impacted by the criminal justice system.
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