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Posted on: January 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Town of Babylon to Hold Annual Black History Month Celebration

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Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer has announced that the Town’s Department of Human Services will be hosting its 29th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Thursday, February 9th at Amityville Memorial High School. This year’s event, titled “The Crisis in Black Education,” will begin at 6PM and feature local honorees, live performances, and a vendor marketplace. Delivering the keynote address will be Gina Talbert, who serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction at Wyandanch School District.

Live entertainment for the event will be provided by Brittany Aiken, the Amityville Memorial High School Jazz Band, and Venettes Cultural Workshop, among others. Five members of our local community will be honored for their accomplishments as well.

Amityville Memorial High School is located at 250 Merrick Road in Amityville. For more information, please call the Town of Babylon Department of Human Services at (631) 464-4340.

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