Tuesday, February 5, 2013
In honor of Black History Month, Greater Norristown PAL is hosting a panel titled, 'Balancing the Scales: Minorities Accessing Equal & Equivalent Social Justice' on Tuesday.
From the Greater Norristown Police Athletic League: Today, Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m., Greater Norristown PAL (GNPAL) will host a panel titled, "Balancing the Scales: Minorities Accessing Equal & Equivalent Social Justice" in honor of Black History Month. This Black History program panel, moderated by KYW 1060 reporter Cherri Greg, will feature Keir Bradford Grey, the first African-American Chief Public Defender of Montgomery County, and Kenya Mann Faulkner, Inspector General of Pennsylvania. Both represent the first African-American Women in their respective positions. Other panelists, equally impressive in their respective occupations, include: The Panel is diverse in age and career path, but they all continue to have a direct …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Norristown Black History Committee to honor "Jock" Livers, first African American owner of inspection station in the county.
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Tuesday, January 29
Norristown Police Capt. Willie G. Richet said that today's children can remember that the opportunities they have today were often made possible by those that came before them. According to an article in The Times Herald, the Norristown Black History Committee plans to honor its heritage on Feb. 6. "It is important for our young people to know more about their heritage. They can see what their forefathers went through in order for them to enjoy what they have today," said Richet, an organizer of the Norristown Black History Committee, to the Herald. "It wasn’t as easy for them." The day's event will be held at Norristown Municipal Hall. Black History Month is traditionally celebrated throughout the month of February. According to History.…
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Kids will have a chance to make a little money at the Montgomery County Community & Business Fair in the "Cash for Knowledge" contest.
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Saturday, February 11, 2012
Living Ground Ministries and Reflections News Magazine believe that youth are our greatest asset and they're hoping to inspire kids to learn with a little financial incentive. On Saturday, Feb. 18, in celebration of Black History Month, Living Ground Ministries will be awarding cash prizes to kids ages 1 to 15 for correct answers given during the "Cash for Knowledge" contest being held at the Montgomery County Community & Business Fair at Partners For Families, 329 East Main St. from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. All children are eligible to win cash awards from $5 to $20. Kids interested in entering the contest must register either online at www.mlkstat.com or at the registration booth when they arrive at the fair. The day-long Community & Business …
Monday, January 31, 2011
Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice John Wallace Jr. will be honored
The Greater Norristown PAL is hosting its first Black History Program Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the PAL center at 340 Harding Blvd. The program is intended to showcase successful African-Americans with diverse ages, college choices and career paths, and will feature professionals in law, education, marketing, social services, politics and sports. An emphasis will be placed on the priorities of life and the pursuit of academic excellence. This year's program, “Changing Perceptions Through Current and Future Careers,” will feature former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice John Wallace Jr. Wallace will discuss his career, as well as other African-Americans that have achieved success, despite life’s obstacles and impediments. The program …