Peachtree City library Black History event

Thu, 02/01/2007 - 3:48pm
By: The Citizen

The Peachtree City Library will be presenting a program celebrating Black History Month Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. called, “Together We Make One World.”

The program will be held in City Council Chambers next door to the library on Willowbend Road in Peachtree City.

The keynote address will be given by State Rep. Virgil Fludd. Fludd, a successful business man and community leader, is currently President and CEO of the Carvir Group, Inc., a consulting firm that provides management search and executive recruiting services to clients across the country.

He previously worked for Bank of America as a vice president and sales manager. Fludd also worked for Xerox Corporation for the first 10 years of his career.

Fludd’s public appointments include the Board of Trustees for Clayton State University Foundation, the Board of Directors of the Jordan Foundation, the Board of Advisors for Christian City and the Board of Advisors for The Community Foundation for Fayette County. He is also a co-chair of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Financial Literary Task Force.

Entertainment for the event will feature vocalist Eric Moore, who performed in the films “The Gospel” and “ATL.” Junior vocalist Joshua Isaiah Belk, of Oak Grove Elementary School, will also be performing. The work of local black artist Tim Reid will be featured throughout the month of February at the library.

Other participants include Rev. Dr. Howard Creecy of Olivet Baptist Church of Christ and Beth Elizabeth Woodward of the Atlanta History Center.

The program is free and open to the public.

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