Camden County residents will be honored for their selfless contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on January 22nd. The award, created by the Freeholder Board in 2001, is presented to civic leaders who demonstrate the ideals and actions that reflect the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Every year since 2001, the Camden County Freedom Medal has been presented to honor extraordinary Camden County citizens who have generously contributed their time and effort to better their community while espousing the ideals indicative of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “These exemplary citizens have demonstrated significant contributions in the area of community service. They serve as a model to us all.”
The ceremony will take place at the Collingswood Ballroom, located at 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ. The reception will start at 5:30 PM and dinner will be served at 6 PM with the award ceremony immediately following. Tickets are available for $40 each. Please RSVP your attendance by clicking here or by calling or emailing Scott Petrozza at (856) 216-8217 or Scott.Petrozza@camdencounty.com. Read More.
2020 Freedom Medal Nominees:
Vedra Della Chandler
Chief Harry Earle
Bishop Anthony J. Harley
Mary Anne McFarland
Ian Dublin Mosley
Rubab Sameer Sarfraz
Dr. Jubril Oyeyemi & The Cherry Hill Free Clinic Team, MLK Congressional Award
Click here to read bios for each nominee.