The National Congress of Black Women, Calvert County Chapter; College of Southern Maryland; and the NAACP, Calvert County Branch invite you to attend a breakfast to commemorate the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor the ministers in Calvert County.
The breakfast will be held Monday, January 15, 2018, 8:30 a.m. at the Rod ‘n’ Reel Restaurant, Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. The cost is $40 payable in advance and $50 payable at the door. After breakfast hear the keynote address by Dr. Janet Sims-Wood.
Dr. Sims-Wood is former Assistant Chief Librarian in the Reference/Reader Services Department at the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University. She has also taught at the University of Maryland in the Afro American Studies Department. Dr. Sims-Wood received her B.A. in Sociology from North Carolina Central University, her M.L.S. from the University of Maryland, and her Ph.D. in Women’s Studies/History/Oral History from Union Institute Graduate School. Dr. Janet Sims-Wood has served as an associate librarian at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland. She is a founding associate editor of SAGE: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women. She currently serves as national vice-president of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. She has won numerous awards and grants for her research in African American history.
The theme of the Breakfast is: “On This King Holiday, Help Somebody – Every American Can Make a Difference” For tickets or more information, call (301) 855-1458 or (410) 586-8305 Malcolm L. Funn (410) 394-3122