On Friday, August 22, 2014, the NAACP Murfreesboro Branch will host their annual Freedom Fund Banquet. This event will take place at Patterson Park Community Center located in Murfreesboro, TN at 7:00pm. The theme for this event is, All in for Justice and Equality.
The guest speaker for this event will be Dr. H. James Williams, president of Fisk University. Dr. Williams is the fifteenth president of Fisk University. Prior to this prestigious election, he served as dean of the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.
President Williams earned a B.S. degree in accounting at North Carolina Central University, a Ph.D. degree in accounting at the University of Georgia (Athens), a M.B.A. degree in accounting at the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and the J.D. and LL.M. (Taxation) degrees at Georgetown University Law Center. President Williams is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant. In addition, President Williams serves on a number of community and corporate boards, including the following: Baxter Community Center; the Civic Theatre; Fifth Third Bank; the Forest Hills Public Schools Foundation; Grand Rapids Arts Council; St. Mary's Health Care; and The Washington Campus.
Tickets for the Event:
Ticket prices for adults are $40.00 per person and for young people age 24 and under the cost is $20.00 per person. In addition, you can purchase a table of 10 for $375.00
For additional information regarding the 2014 Freedom Fund Banquet, please contact any member of the Murfreesboro Branch via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chaplain Ernest Newsom (Freedom Fund Banquet Chair) at email@example.com or 615-945-5111.