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People & Places Sunday, Jan. 8

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority sponsors AIDs forum

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In an effort to continue to raise the awareness of the AIDS epidemic in our communities and to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Salisbury and Concord Alumnae chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority co-sponsored an event for the general public on Dec. 10 with the theme “Act Against AIDS.”

The featured speaker was DeVondia Roseborough, a young female author and community leader who shared her personal story, “The Evolution of D’Rose: Life After AIDS.” Informational materials on HIV/AIDS were provided, as well as on site confidential free testing.

An Evening with Norris: ‘Great Fires Of Kannapolis’ 

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KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis History Associates hosts “An Evening With Norris — Great Fires Of Kannapolis.” Did you know that Chicago is not the only city that has had a Great Fire”? Kannapolis too, has had some pretty notable fires reaching all the way back to 1914. The fire that destroyed J.W. Cannon High School probably comes to mind, but there have been many others.

Join KHA as Kannapols’ own Norris Dearmon, Mr. History, presents “Great Fires Of Kannapolis.” Learn about several fires of Kannapolis and events associated with them.  There will be time for questions and answers.

The forum is Monday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. ain the A. L. Brown High School social room, 415 East First St. Park in lot East of Trinity Methodist Church and use the sidewalk East ofthe auditorium and follow the signs. Call 704-932-7518 or 704-796-0803 to learn more.

 

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