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Broome County Urban League Holds Annual Dinner

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By Faith Jessie.
The Broome County Urban League served up a spread of great food for their Annual dinner on Saturday.

Many community members came out to the dinner that was hosted at the Vestal Legion. Urban League leaders spoke on the some of organization's accomplishments in 2015 and also introduced their new Board of Directors.

CEO Jennifer Lesko says that they are trying to re-brand the league so that the community knows about all of the helpful programs.

"For years the Urban League was just known as a place that did youth programs. What we want to do is re-brand the League, get the message out there, so people can be aware of all the community programs that we do," said CEO of the Urban League Jennifer Lesko.

The Broome County Urban League's mission is to enable minorities and the urban poor in securing economic self-reliance, parity and power.