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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to be celebrated in Three Rivers January 21st

Posted January 11, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Plans have been announced for the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Three Rivers on Monday, January 21st. The observance – sponsored by Three Rivers Area Faith Community (TRAFC) and the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) – will begin with a march from City Hall […]

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Annual ‘Gospel Extravaganza’ set for Sunday, May 1st at Riviera Theatre

Posted April 17, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The 7th annual ‘Gospel Extravaganza’ will be held on Sunday, May 1st, at the Riviera Theatre in downtown Three Rivers. Showtime is 4 to 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the Riviera Theatre box office on the day of the event. The event is a fundraiser for the Glen Oaks Community […]

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NAACP stages first “Jazz on Sunday” fundraiser

Posted February 20, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Branch of the NAACP held its first ever “Jazz on Sunday” fundraiser Sunday afternoon (February 20th) at the George Washington Carver Community Center. Featuring a beans and cornbread dinner with dessert, plus jazz music provided by DJ Rob from Eclectic Beats in Music, the event was staged to raise funds for the […]

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NAACP’s first “Jazz on Sunday” set for February 20th

Posted February 14, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Branch of the NAACP will present its first “Jazz on Sunday” fundraiser this coming Sunday (February 20th). The event will take place from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at the George Washington Carver Community Center, 436 Jefferson Avenue in Three Rivers. “Jazz on Sunday” will feature DJ Rob from Eclectic Beats in Music. […]

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‘Community Celebration’ marks start of Three Rivers area activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted January 16, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Nearly 100 people gathered in the Three Rivers Middle School auditorium Sunday afternoon for a ‘Community Celebration,’ the first in a series of activities over a two-day period to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Preserving the Past, Securing the Future & Living the Legacy” was the theme of the multi-faceted event sponsored […]

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National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) celebration in Three Rivers February 8th

Posted January 30, 2010 by Bruce Snook

Monday, February 8th, will have special significance in the Three Rivers Community Schools with the observance of National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID). Brenda McGowan, vice-president of the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), said, “This is our 11th year celebrating the acknowledgment that: •    African-American parents […]

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“Community March” helps mark Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday in Three Rivers

Posted January 18, 2010 by Bruce Snook

A Monday morning (January 18th) “Community March” from the Three Rivers Municipal Building to Grant Chapel A.M.E. Church helped mark the local observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

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Three Rivers Branch of NAACP stages annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Posted October 12, 2009 by Bruce Snook

“Bold Dreams, Big Victories” was the theme as the Three Rivers Branch of the NAACP staged its annual Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday evening (October 10th) at Three Rivers High School and honored a local pastor.

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Liberty Bell Award presented to Three Rivers chapter of NAACP

Posted May 14, 2009 by Bruce Snook

A St. Joseph County Bar Association luncheon meeting in Sturgis on Wednesday (May 13th) was highlighted by presentation of this year’s Liberty Bell Award. For more on this story from Terry Katz and the Sturgis Journal, click on the following headline:  Liberty Bell Award highlights Bar Association luncheon

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Three Rivers Chapter of N.A.A.C.P. wins Liberty Bell Award

Posted April 30, 2009 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. is the winner of the 2009 St. Joseph County Bar Association Liberty Bell Award.

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NAACP stages annual Freedom Fund Banquet

Posted October 13, 2008 by Bruce Snook

“Power, Justice, Freedom, Vote:  Solutions to Quality of Life Issues” was the theme as the Three Rivers Area Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  (NAACP) staged its annual Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday evening (October 11th) at Three Rivers High School. Highlights of the evening included presentation of the Maeten Lewis […]

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Annual Freedom Fund Banquet set for October 11th

Posted September 29, 2008 by Bruce Snook

The annual Freedom Fund Banquet sponsored by the Three Rivers Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is scheduled for Saturday, October 11, at Three Rivers High School. Networking will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The theme for this year’s event is “Power, […]

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