Alamance NAACP, Branch #5368 invites you to our
ANNUAL FREEDOM FUND BANQUET AND SILENT AUCTION
Saturday, May 16th, from 6:00 pm -11:00 pm
6:00 pm – Silent auction, photo booth, and NAACP membership application begins.
7:00 pm – Buffet dinner begins.
The banquet will be held at the Palladium Event Center, at 1272 Plaza Drive, Burlington, NC 27215. Follow LINK for more information about the Palladium Event Center.
The evening’s program will feature keynote speaker, NC NAACP Executive Director, Rev. Michelle Laws and the presentation of awards for outstanding accomplishment. A DJ will provide music. Evening wear requested.
Tickets for the banquet are $35.00 and can be purchased:
- by credit card online at this LINK
- by cash, check, or credit card at Life’s Journey UCC, at 1908 S Mebane St., Burlington, NC, on April 30th and May 7th at 6:30 pm
Color program advertisements start at $35 and can be purchased at this LINK. Deadline for ticket purchase is May 8th. Deadline for program advertisement is May 1st. Advance purchase only. Tickets, ads, and donations are non-refundable.
At the banquet, please take the opportunity to renew your membership or become a new member of the Alamance Branch of the NAACP, Unit #5368. Regular annual adult memberships are $30.00. Life memberships are available. Membership dues can be paid by cash or check.
Or donate a ticket if you cannot attend. Just indicate “donation” in the online purchase comment box.
Please share information on the 2015 Freedom Fund Banquet:
-from our Alamance NAACP WEBSITE
-from our Facebook PAGE and Facebook event INVITE
For more information on tickets, program advertisements, memberships, or for donations to the silent auction, contact Shirley Conyard at 919.304.3416 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About our keynote speaker:
A native of Chapel Hill, NC, Michelle Laws became the Executive Director of the NC NAACP State Conference of Branches in 2014, and the first woman to hold that position. She is a licensed minister and holds a BA in Communications from UNC, a Masters in Sociology from NCCU and is completing a Ph.D. in social and behavioral health. Her professional record includes teaching undergraduate sociology courses at NCCU, NC State, and in federal and state prisons, for more than a decade. She has worked as a legislative liaison for the NC Department of Health and Human Services and as a private contractor specializing in public/community relations. Her service to the community has won her several prestigious awards including the 2010 NAACP President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership and the 2010 Women on the Move award from the Charlotte Mecklenburg NAACP. Minister Laws is married to Mr. Quintin Laws and is a member of Union Baptist Church in Durham, NC.