Our illustrious Mayor Allen Joines made a special trip from out of state to present and read the “Proclamation” to his long time friend Dr. Lartey for his outstanding service to the Winston-Salem community and declared December 11, 2011 as ‘Rev. Dr. Seth O. Lartey Day’ in Winston-Salem.
Among many speakers with impromptu sentiment of appreciations were:
AND HE LISTENS!!!
Our Love & Appreciation
We want to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to all for the efforts and contributions for a memorable honoring ceremony(12/11/11).
Thank you to all of the LOP members that turned out in support of this celebration.
Dr. Lartey, a native of Liberia, was presented a resolution Read by Mrs. Vera A. Clark, the first woman president of the Liberian Organization of the Piedmont (LOP). In accordance with their culture, LOP president Mr. James Y. Hunder, Sr. Led residents of the Liberian community in bestowing on Dr. Lartey a title of honorary Paramount Chief and gowned him with a traditional attire as a symbol of love, respect and honor in their culture (Liberia). The Othesa Creative Dance Ensembles performed for the packed church. The service was followed by a sumptuous reception in the multipurpose room of the Goler Family Enrichment Center.
READING OF RESOLUTION - Vera Clark
PRESENTORS of RESOLUTION
Mr. James Y Hunder and Mr. David Flomo