Town Preps for Black History Month

BLYTHEWOOD – As part of the Town’s Cultural Arts program, residents of the Blythewood community are invited to attend a Black History Committee planning meeting Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Blythewood Town Hall.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather input from the community for a special Black History Month celebration in February.

“Celebrating Blythewood African Americans through Honor and the Arts” will include a number of events throughout the month including a theater production of a play written by a local African American, a ceremony honoring African-American residents who have demonstrated leadership in the community and excellence in their respective career fields, as well as a gospel concert featuring the Blythewood Community Choir and a Worship Dance Team.

The Town will be partnering with community organizations and churches to sponsor the month-long series of events.

Nominations are also being accepted for honorees for the Blythewood 2015 African American Awards of Excellence until Dec. 3.

For more information about nominations, please contact Booth Chilcutt by email at [email protected]

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