The Town of Dumfries 2018 Black History Month Celebration will be held at Little Union Baptist Church, 17150 Mine Road, Dumfries, VA. on Saturday February 24, 11:00am to 1:00pm. The theme of the celebration honors “African Americans in Times of War” like the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, who were highly decorated for their service in World War II. Councilwoman Washington will be the Master of Ceremony over this program.
The information below is excerpted from a message forwarded by our 1st VP. A flyer describing the trip can be viewed by clicking here:
NOTE: Seats Are Still Available!
Click on the link below, use your debit or credit card and reserve your seat today.
Thanks to the generous support of UFCW Local 400, the VSC NAACP Youth and College Division is partnering with Area Four NAACP to host the annual New York City Bus Trip to the National NAACP Board of Directors Quarterly meeting.
This trip is an annual event many across Virginia enjoy and are very excited about attending. The bus is scheduled to leave Richmond next Friday night, February 16th for the early morning arrival in NYC – for all of the trip details, see attached flyer.
Plans are in place to stop in Northern Virginia to pick up additional NAACP members and Youth for the trip.
Please make your reservations ASAP using your debit or credit card via the link listed below.
Once you pay online, your reservation is in place and you are all set for the trip to The Big Apple.
Please pass this email on to everyone you know who would enjoy going to New York to see the National NAACP Board of Directors in action. As well, The Big Apple is a wonderful place to visit this time of year for shopping, sightseeing, visiting family or friends.
Remember, seating is very limited so click the link below to confirm your reservation TODAY!
Thank you for supporting the VSC NAACP Youth & College Division
Montae Taylor 804-307-1976
Lynetta Thompson 804-982-8072
Jamilah Wesley 804-921-5176
P.S. If you can’t make the trip, why not sponsor a youth for the trip? They will love you for it.
Second VP Keith Smith informs that First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Manassas (FAME) will host a FREE, open to the public, legal clinic on March 13, 2018. The clinic is sponsored by the Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association and the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference. FAME wishes to share details of the event with us. If you have legal questions that you wish answered for free, click here for a flyer describing the event.
The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC) in partnership with Colgan High School tell the untold story of four “Courageous” African American women who were reassigned to all-White Schools in PWCS overnight in one of the most successful and non-violent school integrations in the nation. Click here for a flyer containing details on schedule and ticketing.
Please join us for a kick off of Black History Month with Senator Tim Kaine. We’ll have a community conversation with the Senator this Thursday, February 1st, at the Ferlazzo Building’s Gymnasium.