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NAACP Salt Lake Branch

Dr. King 2021 Televised Local Event

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MLK Rosa Parks

The NAACP Salt Lake Branch 37th Annual
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Commemoration

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Judge Shauna Graves-Robertson

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Recipient
Ken Garff Foundation

The Rosa Parks Award Recipient
Ginette Bott
Utah Food Bank

Surae Chinn

Surae Chinn
Mistress of Ceremonies

Surae Chinn is the co-anchor ABC4Utah News at 4:00 PM with Glenn Mills. Prior to joining the Good4Utah news team, Surae was a reporter and fill-in anchor in Washington, D.C.

Surae is an award-winning journalist. She served as the weekend evening anchor at WSET-TV in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she received an Edward R. Murrow award for her coverage and 30-minute special on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. She also received an Associated Press award for best documentary.

Surae met her husband, Devon Lucie, at KCTV5, a station where they both worked in Kansas City, Missouri. She was the morning weekend anchor, and Devon was the weekend morning and evening meteorologist. They later made the move East and worked at television stations in Washington, D.C. This summer, Surae left her hometown in Northern Virginia to join husband Devon at ABC4Utah, where he now serves as Meteorologist for Good Morning Utah and ABC4Utah News Mid-day.

Jeffrey Thomas

Jeffrey Thomas
Chairman of the First Responders Awards

Jeff Thomas has served on several boards throughout the community and Nationally. He has served as an Executive Board member of the Black Fire Chiefs Officers Committee, (current) Executive Board member of the Salt Lake City Exchange Club, (past) Pastor France A Davis Scholarship Board.

Jeff is the most senior Salt Lake City Fire department Chief officer and the first Black Fire Officer in the state of Utah. Jeff is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys fishing, boating, sightseeing, and Southern Utah. As a firefighter, Jeff has dedicated his life and career to creating an inclusive, diverse fire department both locally and Nationally. He has three children that have exceeded his expectations daily and a great deal of friends within the state of Utah and Nationally in Public Safety.

First Responders Awards Will Be Presented During The Program.
This award is to recognize and honor First Responders in the work that they do to protect and serve our communities daily.

NAACP Scholarship Donors
NAACP Scholarships: CR England, Gordon and Connie Hanks Scholarships, Hires Big H, Larry H. Miller Charities and group of companies, 
Nu skin Enterprises, Shawn and Tory Newell Family Scholarship, Smith's Food and Drug Scholarships, US Bank,
and Utah Transit Authority Scholarships will be presented to Utah High School and College Students.

Contributions or gifts to NAACP Branches are not tax-deductible as charitable donations.