Congratulations and vey best wishes to renowned journalist Elmer Smith. Smith was recognized for his years in the newspaper industry on Friday at the Sheraton Hotel in Center City, Philadelphia by a host of family, friends, and colleagues.
Profits from the dinner, by Smith’s request, will be contributed to the Brandywine Print Workshop. He is the board chairman there. Fellow board members in attendance included: Dr. Lorraine Brown Long, Dr. Marie L. Young; PABJ members, Melanie Burney, Chris Murray, Germaine Edwards, Rod Hicks, Joe Davidson, Annette John-Hall, Michael Days, Acel Moore and his wife, Linda Wright-Moore. Also attending were Smith’s daughter, Cheryl Smith Arnold, grandson Ashley Arnold, Judge John Braxton and Linda Braxton, Crystal Jacobs, Sandra Dungee Glenn, Thera Martin Milling, Velma Goode, Carole Green, Marcia Pena Cummings, Anne Frazier, Alma Goodwyn, Dorothy Sumners Rush and Alicia Perkins.