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Black History Month Celebration

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan today announced her second annual Black History Month Celebration. The featured keynote speaker will be the Honorable Congresswoman Joyce Beatty. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Franklin County Government Center at 373 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The event will also include a resource fair from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. featuring various county agencies and community partners.

“Black leaders have made invaluable contributions to our county, state, and nation by laying the foundations for American exceptionalism in the face of oppression, racism, and violence,” said Treasurer Brooks Sullivan. “Through these celebrations, we are proud to highlight the beauty and perseverance of Black achievement across Franklin County.”

This year’s theme, “My Black Is…,” will highlight the impressive achievements and contributions of Black leaders and citizens throughout Franklin County. The following individuals and community organizations will be recognized at this year’s celebration:

MY BLACK IS RECOGNITIONS:
The Honorable Ray Miller
Angela Pace
The Thursday Club
Black, Out, & Proud
Creative Women of Color
Miss Black Ohio
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Gamma Zeta Zeta Chapter
Baptist Pastors’ Conference of Columbus and Vicinity
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Steve McClure Service Award
Keys to Black Wealth

Lisa Evans Legacy Award
Marc Thomas

The celebration is free and open to the public.

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Date:
February 19
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan
Phone:
(614) 525-3438
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Venue

Franklin County Government Center
373 S. High Street
Columbus,OH43215United States
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