Reed recognized for accomplishments

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Rich Black, owner of Onyx Magazine; Michelle Tatom; Commissioner Paula Reed; B-CU President Dr. Edison O. Jackson; and Lester Seays, former owner of Onyx Magazine, are pictured.
Rich Black, owner of Onyx Magazine; Michelle Tatom; Commissioner Paula Reed; B-CU President Dr. Edison O. Jackson; and Lester Seays, former owner of Onyx Magazine, are pictured.

Daytona Beach City Commissioner Paula Reed was recognized by Bethune-Cookman University and Onyx Magazine Sept. 10 during a reception held at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center for her commitment of support to the university and for other civic accomplishments.

Onyx is a Florida-based publication that focuses on the accomplishments of African-Americans. She was quoted in the publication as saying, “The real difference begins with local government. If not you, then who? If not now, then when? Begin by serving on a local board. Often times the decisions made at City Hall effect and affect us more than we realize. Let’s make a difference.”

Reed serves in Zone 6 where her district includes half of Bethune-Cookman.

Mayor Derrick Henry and Commissioner Patrick Henry have also been highlighted in the publication.

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