Eleven Black Men of Liberty County to hold Annual Scholarship Banquet

Mayor Otis S. Johnson
Mayor Otis S. Johnson

The Eleven Black Men of Liberty County, Inc. will hold its “Sixteenth Annual Scholarship Banquet” at Club Stewart, Fort Stewart, Georgia, on March 13, 2010. There will be a reception from 6:15 to 6:45 PM, followed by the banquet dinner at 7:00 PM.

Dr. Otis S. Johnson, Mayor of Savannah, Georgia is this year‘s banquet speaker.

Johnson, the 64th Mayor of Savannah, and only the second African American, is a Savannah native who graduated from A.E. Beach High School, Armstrong Junior College (now Armstrong Atlantic State University), the first African American to graduate from that school and the University of Georgia.

He earned a master’s degree in social work from Clark Atlanta University and received his Ph.D. from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Tickets are $35 each and may be purchased by contacting Dr. Robert Simmons, 912-368-3333, Robert Blue, 912-368-7675, or any of the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County directors.

For more information about the banquet or the Eleven Black Men of Liberty County scholarship, call Andrew Williams, 912-977- 3293.

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