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Thursday, February 17, 2022

Black History Month 2022 Activities in Kingsport

Upcoming Black History events, sponsored by the New Vision Youth and the South Central Kingsport Community Development Corporation:

Friday, February 18, 2022 - Community Unity Bingo, 7 PM in the Riverview Community Room at the V.O. Dobbins Community Center in Kingsport.  The entrance is on Wheatley Street beside the basketball court.  Seniors are asked to bring a door prize.  Everyone is invited to the free event and refreshments will be served.

Sunday, February 20, 2022 - Annual Black History program at 2:30 PM at the Lamplight Theater, 140 Broad Street, Kingsport.  

Admission is free, the concession stand will be open and a door prize will be awarded.  The program includes soloist Minister Patricia Stover of the Shiloh Baptist Church and Pastor Adam Love of the Mayfield United Methodist Church, both of Kingsport.  The New Vision Youth Group will give a program of friendship and love quotes, after which the play "Just Dreams" will be performed.

Saturday, February 26, 2022 - The community is invited to a gathering of "Soulful Minds" at 4 PM in the Riverview Community Room at the V.O. Dobbins Community Center.  Youth minister James Scales will address issues on the minds of young people, Bishop Ronnie Collins of the Tennesee/Virginia Fellowship Against Racism will speak on community unity, and Tavia Sillmon, president of the Johnson City-Washington County NAACP/Umoja will present a program about the organization and voting rights.  The program is free and refreshments will be served.

For more information on the events, contact Johnnie Mae Swagerty, (423) 429-7553.


Saturday, February 12, 2022

Alumni Board meeting postponed


The scheduled meeting of the Sons and Daughters of Douglass Alumni Association in February has been postponed to the next scheduled meeting.

That meeting will be March 12, 2022 at 1 PM in the Eastman Conference Room at the V.O. Dobbins Sr. Complex tower, 301 Louis Street, Kingsport.