Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Contact: Sherry Mallory
Communications/Media Relations

“The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP will host the 68th Annual Convention & Civil Rights Conference on October 6-10, 2010 in DeKalb County ”

WHO: Georgia State Conference NAACP
WHAT: 68th Annual Convention & Civil Rights Conference
WHEN: October 6-10, 2010
WHERE: Antioch Lithonia-Missionary Baptist Church
2152 Rock Chapel Rd. Lithonia , GA 30058

August 20, 2010 -- The Georgia State Conference NAACP is preparing for the most highly anticipated event of the year as we present the 68th Annual Convention & Civil Rights Conference. The convention will be hosted by the DeKalb County Branch of the NAACP in the Stonecrest Mall area and Antioch Lithonia-Missionary Baptist Church on October 6-10, 2010. The five day engagement will have activities for the entire family.

This spectacular affair will be held in DeKalb County for the first time. The Stonecrest area located off of I-20 East has a 1.3 million square foot facility at the Mall at Stonecrest, which has shopping, dining and an AMC Cinema. The Host hotels includes Hyatt Place and Fairfield Inn.
Edward O. DuBose, President of the Georgia State Conference NAACP, said that they are expecting more than 300 delegates, political officials from across Georgia and more than 1,000 visitors to attend the convention. He says, “We are excited about coming together at the Georgia State Convention and recognizing those members who support the efforts of this historical organization.”
The course of events will consist of the following, a kick -off Golf Tournament the Religious Affairs Breakfast, Leadership Council Meeting & Luncheon, Gospel Musical Extravaganza featuring today’s most popular gospel entertainers and the NAACP Mass Choir which offers churches an opportunity to headline gospel acts, Technology Workshops, along with Afro-Academic Cultural Technological & Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO), Health Workshops, Political Forum, Veterans Affairs Ball (Celebration) , Youth & College Workshops, Freedom Awards Banquet, Women in the NAACP (WIN) Breakfast and much more.

The convention will also include a morning run/walk that will focus on health, and a golf tournament. It is open to the public.
For additional details, contact: NAACP Georgia State Conference Office at (404) 577-8977
or via email: or
Sherry Mallory, Communications /Media Relations

Sherry Mallory
Executive Producer Global Media Empire
Phone: 678-651-0914