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Washington Informer Publisher Lauded at PNBC Event

WI Web Staff Report | 12/9/2011, 9:48 a.m.

Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes (center) was awarded the D.C. Laymen of the Progressive National Baptist Convention's (PNBC) President's Award, Dec. 3 at the 39th Annual Fellowship Night Service. The award acknowledged Barnes for "being a voice and a light in the community and serving tirelessly with integrity." Also pictured here are, from left, Deacon Percy Jones, President, DC Layman; Rev. Dr. Morris L. Shearin, Sr., President Baptist Convention of D.C. and Vicinity; Dr. Carroll A. Baltimore, Sr., President, PNBC; Barnes; Ben Johnson, Community Service awardee, and Rev. Louis B. Jones, vice president at-large, PNBC, at the ceremony held at Brooklyn Union Baptist Church in Northeast. /Photo by Roy Lewis