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KAA-MaCC Black History Celebration

2-4 p.m. June 29

KANNAPOLIS — KAA-MaCC Black History Celebration presents “African-Americans in the Military from Cabarrus & Rowan County North Carolina,” to be held in the Kannapolis Middle School Gymnasium, 1000 Virginia Dare St.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Vergel L. Lattimore, president of Hood Theological Seminary and first African-American chaplain to attain rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.

Dr, Lattimore

The feature presentation focuses on the Buffalo Soldiers Ninth and Tenth (Horse) Calvary Association (The Official Army Unit Association), Greater North Carolina Chapter.

The highlight of the program will be the presentation of the KAA-MaCC Military wall remembering and honoring military service members. There will be exhibits and displays, a vendor’s alley and refreshments.

For this program, KAA-MaCC has been compiling a historical list of African-American service members born in Cabarrus or Rowan County.

Although the submission deadline for this program has passed, the organization is always interested in this information.

With questions email info@kaamacc.org or call 704-925-1314. The website is www.kaa-macc.org

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