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NAACP PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT FREEDOM FUND BANQUET THIS SATURDAY AT AMERICAN BANK CENTER

01/23/2012 3:30 PM -

The NAACP Corpus Christi chapter will host the 42nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Fund Banquet this Saturday at 7:00pm at American Bank Center Henry Garrett Ballroom. NAACP National President & C.E.O. Mr. Benjamin Todd Jealous will be the guest speaker.

The banquet not only honors the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. but all who have taken action into creating equality across all platforms for all people. Proceeds raised from the banquet will go towards funding local NAACP equality programs and initiatives.

Based in Washington, D.C., this will be the first trip to Corpus Christi for Mr. Jealous. The 17th President and C.E.O. of the NAACP, Mr. Jealous has an accomplished past including President of the Rosenburg Foundation and Director of U.S. Human Rights program at Amnesty International.

“We are very excited to have President Jealous joining us this year,” said NAACP Corpus Christi chapter President Terry Mills. “This is his first time in Corpus Christi and we look forward to hearing his strong message as well as him seeing the unity in our city.”

Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the banquet but seating is limited. Visit http://corpuschristinaacp.org/2012/01/freedom-fund-banquet-2012/ for more information or contact Mr. Terry Mills at 361-548-9489.

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