Cindy Hannen Recognized with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Each January the Cranford Clergy Council presents the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award at a community service. The award “is presented to persons who have represented in their own lives the ideals and commitments of Dr. King.” This year’s recipient was Cindy Hannen. Hannen chairs the Interfaith Human Relations Committee of the Clergy Council. The award was presented at the 38th annual commemorative service sponsored by the Clergy Council, held this year at Calvary Lutheran Church. Following the service, Cranford Radio spoke with Cindy about the award and her service to the community.

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Kevin Mahoney Presented 2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

Cranford clergy members, township officials and members of the community gathered Thursday evening at Trinity Episcopal Church for the annual Cranford Community Interfaith Service. A highlight of the event was the presentation of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award to Kevin Mahoney of St. Michael Church. Kevin was recognized by the Cranford Clergy Council for his volunteer work with the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless, St. Joseph Social Service Center and Family Promise.

Following the service, Cranford Radio spoke with Mr. Mahoney about his work.

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Kevin Mahoney (photo: St. Michael Church)

Catherine Felegi Honored with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

Catherine Felegi was honored this evening by the Cranford Clergy Council and the Interfaith Human Relations Committee with the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Human and Civil Right. Catherine was recognized for her work organizing the Operation Warm Heart chapter at the First Presbyterian Church. Operation Warm Heart serves the homeless by providing a warm place to sleep as well as providing meals and other services.

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Catherine Felegi