Tuesday, November 3, 2009

NAACP Celebrates Veterans

Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold its 1st Statewide Veterans Celebration on Saturday, November 14, 2009, at 6:00 p.m. at Club Stewart in Fort Stewart, Georgia. The NAACP Liberty County Branch will serve as the host for this year’s event.

The theme for this year’s event is “Celebrating Those Who Answered the Call,” and LTG(R) Robert Gray has been slated to be the keynote speaker.

Tickets are available for a small donation of $40.00 which includes a reception, Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony and Dinner, and can be secured by contacting the Liberty County Branch at (912) 369-4137.

Additionally, the NAACP is looking for the oldest veterans in Georgia. For, we want to honor them at this year’s celebration. So, if you are a veteran of WWII or the Korean War, please contact the Liberty County Branch at the number listed above.
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.

For more information, please visit www.libertycountynaacp.org or call (912) 884-7334.