Oakland County Commissioner Nancy L. Quarles Announces Special Visit of Civil Rights Icon Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery Co-Founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Sunday July 20th

According to a press release, Oakland County Commissioner Nancy L. Quarles will welcome Reverend Dr. Joseph L. Lowery co-founder and leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 7 p.m., in the Regency Manor Banquet Hall, located at 25228 West 12 Mile Road, in Southfield, Michigan.

Reverend Lowery will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Southfield/Farmington Greater Area NAACP Dinner. Tickets are $100.00 per person. To purchase tickets, call 248-498-2552. For more event information, contact NAACP President Dr. Jonice Wilson-Butler at 248-434-7854 or email her at jonicew@comcast.net.

“I am excited to welcome Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery to our area. He is a legend who was one of the leaders and architects in the Civil Rights Movement. He worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the struggle. It is only befitting that this month in which we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act that we have the distinct honor of welcoming him and celebrating his legacy at the Annual Southfield/Farmington NAACP Dinner. I encourage everyone to come out and be a part of this history.”

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