Sunday, March 19, 2017

Local NAACP Chapter to Hold Inaugural Luncheon

The newly formed chapter of the Pottstown NAACP will hold an inaugural luncheon on Saturday, April 1 at SunnyBrook Ballroom in Lower Pottsgrove.

The Hon. Garret D. Page, will be the keynote speakers.

The luncheon has several purposes, one of which is to introduce the new officers of Unit 2288.

Another is to announce upcoming Pottstown NAACP initiatives.

Another is to honor the perseverance of people of color in history with an emphasis on "Black History Celebration Continued; until the accomplishments and contributions of people of color are acknowledged every day, history is complete."

The luncheon will take place from 12 to 3 p.m. and the cost of tickets is $25. Sponsorships or advertisements can be obtained for $10, $50 or $100. For information on that, email or call 610-724-7584 or 610-220-1067.

The local chapter of the NAACP is "continuing to work towards ensuring the political, educational, social and economic equality of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination," according to the release.  "Every day, we are reminded that the mission and work of the NAACP is more relevant than ever."

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