The NAACP's Okaloosa County Branch will host its 28th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Hurlburt Field Soundside.

"The Freedom Fund Banquet affords an opportunity to come to together and fellowship and to say thank you to all of our many supporters over the past year," an event media release states. "This is also our annual fundraising effort to generate funds for the advancement of positive community outreach programs."

For tickets contact Executive Committee Chair Lewis Jennings at 259-7171,, Art Blakely at 685-0526, Leroy Kelly at 582-8705.