Democrats to honor party stalwart

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Charles Johnson


From Staff Reports

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Democrats from all over the state will be in Rocky Mount on Saturday to honor a local fundraiser.

Longtime State Sustaining Fund Leader Charles Johnson is turning 96. For the past three decades, Johnson has been either the chairman or co-chairman of the State Democratic Party's Sustaining Fund. He has rasied tens of thousands of dollars.

The celebration is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Impact Center on the campus of Word Tabernacle Church at 821 Word Plaza.

Dinner tickets are $50. For more information, call Mary Wells at 252-904-7921, Gwen Wilkins at 252-833-4184 or Barbara High-Tyre at 252-567-8295.