St. Peter's AME Church, located at 401 E. 41st St. in south Minneapolis, recently celebrated the 80th birthday of long-time member, Harriet Bowman Solomon. A lifelong Minneapolis resident, Solomon attended Minneapolis Public Schools: Warrington Elementary, Bryant Jr High and Central High. Solomon worked 38 years for Northwest Bell, before her retirement. She was married 39 years to Edward C. Solomon, until his death in 2002.
Solomon is active at St. Peter's AME Church, where she sings in the choir and serves on the mother board. Rev. Nazim B. Fakir, Pastor of St. Peter's AME Church, said, "We celebrate Mother Solomon's birthday and wish her many more. She is one of the stalwarts of our church!