20 BOOKS BOARD OF DIRECTOR HONORED BY WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
LaShawnda Wrice, Development Operations Coordinator for Wayne State University's Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, is being honored. The Inaugural Spirit of Community Awards Ceremony is bestowing on her a Staff Engagement Award for her contributions as a board member for 20 Books, leading their mission to combat illiteracy. Wrice also is active in annual campaigns to raise money and awareness for the disease Lupus. And she also volunteers to other organizations for various causes. She is a treasure to many. Kofi Myler, 20 Books Founder and President, is in attendance to support her as a colleague and friend.
20 BOOKS BOARD MEMBER BECOMES PUBLISHED AUTHOR
Manson Williams, 20 Books Board Member (pictured above and center wearing a navy blue shirt), celebrates his accomplishment as a first-time published author at The 5th Annual Family Fun Day at Chandler Park on Detroit's east side. Pictured bottom left-to-right are Kofi Myler, 20 Books Founder and President; Terrence Watson, American-Israeli professional basketball player; Christopher Caparotta, local real estate investor; Manson Williams, 20 Books Programs Manager; and the late Derray Williams, an honorary 20 Books board member.