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King Holiday 2004 Photo Album


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Capacity crowd packed the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in NYC for CORE's 20th Annual King Holiday Awards Dinner

Keynote Speaker, Hon. Tommy Thompson, Secretary, US Department of Health & Human Services

CORE Chairman Roy Innis announces CORE's Healthcare Initiative while Tommy Thompson, Secretary, US Department of Health & Human Services looks on.

Ray Gilmartin, President & C.E.O. of Merck, Inc. served as Co-Chairman of the event

Dinner Co-Chairman and President of the Hudson Institute, Dr. Herbert I. London

Dinner Co-Chairman and President of Northstar-Foley Contracting Corporation, Joseph Lovece, Jr.

Media personality, Denise Richardson, served as the "Mistress of Ceremonies"

American Idol winner, Ruben Studdard, performed "Lift Every Voice & Sing"

CORE Chairman, Roy Innis leads pre-event press conference

Co-Chairmen, Ray Gilmartin,CEO of Merck, Inc. and Paola Costa, CEO of Novartis, look on as CORE Executive Director George Holmes, introduces the Dais

Federal Judge Janice Rogers-Brown receives CORE's 2004 MLK Award for "Public Service"

Honoree, Judge Janice Rogers-Brown

Honoree Lt. General Vincent A. Brooks

Rabbi Shea Hecht, President of the Foundation for the Furtherance of Jewish Education, delivered the invocation

More than 78 Ambassadors from countries around the world attended

Veteran Actor (Magnum P.I.) Roger E. Mosley

Opera Great, Lucine Amara

Hit Recording Group, Blue Magic

Junior Cadets presented the colors (US Flag)

(l-r) Retired NYPD detective, Richie O'Neil, columist & NY Post Editorial Board member Deroy Murdock and members of the recording group, the Delfonics

Hempstead, Long Island Mayor, James Gardner & son pose with CORE Chairman Roy Innis

former NY Knicks player, Cal Ramsey & Guest

Mount Vernon Police Chief chats with NY CORE General Councel, Raymond G. Leffler

Fouder of the "Guardian Angels" and Radio Talk Show Personality, Curtis Sliwa (far right)

Former member of the NYC Housing Commission, Commissioner, Myrtle Whitmore

Well-known Attorney, Barry Slotnick

Former Congressman Bob Barr (right) & guest

Iraqi Freedom hero, Lt. General Vincent Brooks with his wife and daughter





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