In photo above, standing, left to right, are Mr. Robinson, Mr. Lytle of First Bank & Trust, Ms. Hayman, Mr. Williams, Mr. Rhoze, Ms. Schechter; seated, Ms. and Mr. Reece. Photo by Evanston Photographic Studios

The Evanston North Shore Branch of the NAACP presented its Community Service Awards at its 49th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Nov. 2. First Bank & Trust of Evanston, former District 202 Board member Rachel Hayman, civic and community leaders Robert and Patricia Reece, theater director and actor Tim Rhoze and community leaders Leon Robinson, Gail Schechter and Emory Williams were recognized for their support of freedom, justice and fairness.