Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Racine NAACP Baby Contest Winner Named
Sanyiah Maxey, the 17-month-old daughter of Claudia Gonzales and Kwame Maxey, was named the Racine Branch 2010 Freedom Baby at a program held Aug. 8 at the Dr. John Bryant Center.
The Racine Branch of the NAACP held its 45th annual Freedom Baby Contest which was in honor of Mrs. Corinne Owens, the chairperson and sponsor of the first Freedom Baby Contest held in 1965.
The winning total turned in by her parents was $1,215. Sanyiah received the Freedom Baby trophy, a $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond, a $50 gift certificate from Walmart, clothing items from Attitudes, a recordable picture frame from Hallmark Cards, a baby stroller and other gifts.
All of the runner-ups received a $100 U.S. Savings Bond, a merchant-supplied gift certificate, stroller, clothing items, recordable picture frame and other gifts.