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STOCKBRIDGE COUNCILMAN ALPHONSO THOMAS TO HOST ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN CELEBRATION
 
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Posted on Wednesday February 06, 2019
 
COUNCILMAN ALPHONSO THOMAS TO HOST AFRICAN AMERICAN CELEBRATION
 












 
Stockbridge Councilwoman Alphonso Thomas
To Host 8th Annual African American
Heritage Celebration  
    
Stockbridge, Georgia- February 6, 2019- Stockbridge Councilman Alphonso Thomas will host his 8th Annual African American Heritage Celebration on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 4 pm at the Merle Manders Conference Center located at 111 Davis Road in Stockbridge, Georgia.  The annual event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Saturday's keynote speaker is Bishop Michael A. Strickland of Victory Tabernacle Church International. Councilman Alphonso Thomas will emcee the program along with Atlanta Fox 5 News Anchor Marissa Mitchell and Award -Winning Poet Steaven L. Misher.     

"This annual celebration is for the entire community, " said Councilman Alphonso Thomas. "We plan to highlight the excellency of the African American Community on Saturday afternoon. February is designated as African-American History Month which is an annual observance to highlight and celebrate the achievements and history of African Americans. I am proud to celebrate the rich heritage of the African American Community in 2019. We hope to see everyone on this Saturday." 

Those interested are encouraged to confirm attendance by calling (678) 833-3348 or emailing ljackson@cityofstockbridge-ga.gov. All community members are invited to the event, including children. All minors should be accompanied by adult guardians.

Stockbridge will celebrate 100 years of cityhood in 2020. The City of Stockbridge continues to strive to be the most progressive business and family oriented community in Metropolitan Atlanta with a strong focus on enhanced quality of life initiatives which promote a sustainable "live, work, play" environment. The City of Stockbridge believes that people are the most valuable asset in delivering services to all citizens.  
 

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