A Hero’s Reception, IPL Recognizes a local Tuskegee Airmen

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Bro. Lieutenant Colonel Eldrige Williams (pictured above in a red blazer) was honored at a local jazz concert held at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.  The featured performer was Latin Grammy Award winner Nestor Torres.  Bro. Williams received a recognition plaque from the brothers of the Iota Pi Lambda Chapter in addition to a proclamation from Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the County Commissioners.  Bro. Williams is one of the original Tuskegee Airmen and a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.  A short documentary created by Comcast Cable was shown highlighting Bro. Williams and his accomplishments.  A retired Miami-Dade County school administrator, Bro. Williams continues to be active by speaking at various schools and other community events.

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