Big Brother Awards

Mayor Marion Barry, Del. Walter Fauntroy (D-D.C.) and Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. Vice President Delano Lewis, who is also president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, were honored last week by Big Brothers of the National Capital Area.

They were cited at a reception in the mayor's conference room for their long-term support of the organization, which was also celebrating the 85th anniversary of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America.

Ms. Senior America

Lois Ward Robinson of Northwest Washington was recently crowned Ms. Senior America of the District of Columbia for 1988 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 Ninth St. NW.

Robinson will compete with 29 other senior women for the title of Ms. Senior America in Atlantic City, N.J., on April 20.

Poster Artistry

Bruce McMillan, a sixth grader at Shaed Elementary School, winner of last year's Metro Safety Poster Contest whose poster was put on exhibit at the Martin Luther King Library and the Metro Building, now has reproductions of his poster on Metro buses and trains. Efforts Rewarded

Loretta Carter Hanes, director of the D.C. Reading Is Fundamental program, was one of several people honored recently at the annual Newsmakers' Ball.

Hanes was cited for her work in Reading Is Fundamental, which is a local book giveaway, and for her extensive work in the field of researching family histories.

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