Local fathers and mentors honored at 8th Annual Father and Mentors Breakfast

August 18, 2014

DSC_0176Local photographer and former juvenile corrections officer Robert Bell (pictured) was one of 28 local men honored for fathering and mentoring children in the community. For the 8th year the Milwaukee Chapter of the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., honored local fathers and mentors at their annual Fathers and Mentors Breakfast. The event was held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, located at 5341 South Howell Ave. The event is held to spotlight the dedication and work that many local African American men do, to positively shape the youth of Milwaukee. Since 2007 the Top Ladies of Distinction have honored 375 men from Milwaukee and several other cities.
Besides Robert Bell other honorees this year included: Aaron Blathers, Justin Bonds, Quinton Bonds, Derek Brewer, Karl L. Brookens, Min. Toron Brown, Eddie Bullock, Jr., Claude Calhoun, Sr., Wesley Carter, Sr., Robin F. Cox, Enoch Dukes, Pastor Jarvis Ellis, Kevin Freeman, Eddy Harris, Jr., Herb Hayden, James Hightower, Jimmie Horns, William Johnson, Sr., Ervin Keller, Jr., Alfonso Mayfield, Min. Clarence Montgomery, Duane Moss, Sr., Virgil F. Scott, Reloius E. Stepherson III, Darryl Terry, Bennette Washington, and Elton Washington.