Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday

The Laurens County Branch of the NAACP this week announced its speaker for this year’s 42nd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet. Mrs. Brenda Murphy, President of the South Carolina Conference of the NAACP, is to deliver the keynote address. The theme for this year’s banquet is “Economic Sustainability Across the Community.” The annual event seeks to reflect on the “Dreamer” and pay tribute to the men, women and youth for their tireless work for justice, equality, healthcare, economics and education.

The 2019 Freedom Fund Banquet is being held tomorrow in the Springfield Baptist Church Family Life Center at 500 Jersey Street in Laurens. The event begins at 6:00 o’clock Saturday evening.