Montgomery County will host its 8th Annual Black History Celebration, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This year's theme, "Black Women in American History and Culture - Women Supporting Women - Lifting as We Climb," will featured speakers Renee Amoore of the Amoore Group and Rochelle Griffin-Culbreath, former
president of Norristown Municipal Council. In addition, opening remarks will be offered by the County
Eisenhower Middle School Choir will be perform in addition to musical entertainment by The Hancock
Fourth Grade Chorus, Drums Larry B. Hopewell, poem Silvia Lares, special dance Richarda Dinkins and much
more. Educational and inspiring information about Black history throughout the centuries will be made available,
as well as, Free Health Screenings.
Americans have recognized Black history since 1926 when Carter G. Woodson established the second
week in February as an initiative to bring national attention to the contributions of black people throughout