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Greetings

The celebration of Kwanzaa is an opportunity to create a great deal of goodwill and customer loyalty. Your consideration of becoming a sponsor/donor is truly a great step towards this. Please review the enclosed information and if you have any question please, Please don't hesitate to call.

In all things purely social, we can be as separate as the fingers. Yet one, like the hand in all things beneficial to our mutual progress.
- Booker T. Washington


Purpose

Flint’s Citywide Kwanzaa, As an African American and Pan-African holiday celebrated by millions throughout the world African community, Kwanzaa brings a cultural message which speaks to the best of what it means to be African and human in the fullest sense. Given the profound significance Kwanzaa has for African Americans and indeed, the world African community, it is imperative that an authoritative source and site be made available to give an accurate and expansive account of its origins, concepts, values, symbols and practice.

History

The core message and expansive meaning of Kwanzaa is rooted in its role as a rightful and joyous celebration of family, community and culture. Indeed, it is a celebration of a people in the rich and complex course of their daily lives and in the midst of their awesome and transformative movement thru human history.

Description and Events

The official "City Wide Kwanzaa Celebration" will be held at Marian Hall 2505 M.L. King Blvd (Corner of University Blvd) Flint, Mi and is planned for all seven days from December 26th Thru January 1st (See Attachment "Host Organizations") Some Host will offer a variety of entertainment, lecture, and history throughout the weeks events.

Needs

What we would like local grocers and farmers to provide for us the Fruits and Vegetables for our Harvest Table. Our plan this year is to allow participants to gather from the table at the end of each night thusly replenishing the "Harvest Table" each night. Anything that grow can be apart of the Harvest Table. So we are looking for Potatoes, asparagus, egg plant cabbage, corn, tomatoes, kiwi fruit, oranges you name it! Fresh is good but we will take what ever you have to offer.

For more information:

Paul H. Herring
The Juneteenth Committee
405 University Avenue
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-239-2901 Studio
810-259-9789 G-Voice

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