Deacon Slaven honored


slavingettingaward-webDeacon William Slaven of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Gibbsboro, receives congratulations from Scott McCray as April Cornejo, who nominated him for the Camden County Martin Luither King Freedom Medal, looks on. The ceremony, which honored 21 citizens whose achievements are in line with the vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was held Jan. 24 at the Camden County Boathouse in Pennsauken. Deacon Slaven was honored for his commitment to working with the homeless at New Visions Day Shelter and Joseph’s House, both in Camden City.

Photo by Alan M. Dumoff