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Lt. Governor Gilcrest to keynote Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner

 

August 15, 2019

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilcrest II

It is with great honor that we invite you to attend the 22nd Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5:00pm – 8:00 p.m. (Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m.) at Prestige Banquet Hall located at 6600 Allen Rd in Allen Park MI.

They are pleased to announce that Michigan Lt. Governor Garland Gilcrest III will be the Keynote Speaker.

They are looking forward to hosting a spectacular evening, where they will fellowship with friends, recognize outstanding leaders from the community and remember the mission. They will also remember the successes over their 72 years of history of the Western Wayne County Branch and the 110th year of the NAACP.

The theme for this year is "Our future is now, Stand with Us." The theme supports the NAACP mission: to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination.

Members of the Western Wayne County NAACP Branch at their May Offsite Regional meeting in River Rouge

The branch has been making strides as they improve the lives of people in the 24 cities in the Western Wayne County area that they serve. Last year the Michigan State Conference awarded them with the 2018 Branch of the Year Award.

Tickets are $100.00 for adults and $50.00 for youth under 21 years of age. Each dinner ticket includes a one-year membership to the NAACP. There are Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available.

If you have any questions or you require further information, please call Dakima Jackson (734-891-8643) or Gina Wilson Steward (313-949-3133). Checks and money orders should be made payable to "Western Wayne County Branch - NAACP" and sent to P. O. Box 207, Inkster MI 48141. For more information follow them on Social Media at Western Wayne County NAACP.

 

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