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Greenville City Councilwoman honored with 2014 MLK Jr. Citizenship award

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Greenville City Councilwoman Jil Littlejohn has another honor to add to her growing list of accolades.

The Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation along with Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha presented Littlejohn with the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship Award during a special ceremony at Furman University on Sunday afternoon.

Organizers said the award presentation gala also served as a kickoff event for MLK Activities in Greenville. Organizers said all funds raised from Sunday's event will be used to fund the Luke H. Chatman Scholarship, which will be awarded to local students at the end of the upcoming school year.

Littlejohn is also a Women Making History Honoree, and has been recognized as one of Greenville Magazine's Top 50 Influential People, Ebony Magazine's Top Young Leader under 30, Greenville Chamber of Commerce's Young Professional of the Year Finalists, Greenville Link Magazine's Top 50, and Greenville's Best & Brightest Under 35, according to a media release.

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