Claudie Royals Banquet 2011

Claudie Royals Banquet 2011

By Sienna Miller

 

 

 

ALL PHOTOS BY SIENNA MILLERAbilene City Councilman Anthony Williams, served as The Master of Ceremony for Banquet held in Honor for the late Visionary & Civil Rights Leader, Mr. Claudie C. Royal.Audience members enjoyed attending The Man in the Mirror Banquet.Local singer and performer Crystal Rae, sings the late Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” in honor of Claudie Royal and this year’s banquet theme.{{more}}Ernest Johnson Sings Song at Claudie Royals Banquet.Faye Morgan was the first recipient of The Claudie Royal Community Activist Award. The other two recipients were Margret Suggs and Willie Ford.Members of the Royal Family prepared and served all who were in attendance. The Food was cooked by Mrs. Lula Royal herself.Executive Director of The Abilene Housing Authority, Mr. Gene Reed was the Keynote speaker at the banquet held by the Royal family, in honor for Mr. Claudie C. Royal. Reed shared life learned lessons and wisdom from personal stories of his own childhood and moments that he shared with his father while riding in the car.Lula Royal, the wife of the late Claudie C. Royal was pleased to introduce the Keynote Speaker Mr. Gene Reed.Margaret Gant.Miss Webb Receives Walmart Gift Card at the Claudie Royals Banquet.Mrs. ScottMylles Royals gave the Welcome banquet that was held in his late grandfather’s honor.City Councilman Robert Brimley gave the Tribute to a Man with a Vision.Rosalind WillisAudience members enjoyed attending The Man in the Mirror Banquet. 10. Willie Ford presented his daughter and two other high school Seniors with a Walmart Gift Card donated by Southwest Drive Walmart Super Center GM.