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Friday, October 13, 2017 - The News - Page 5A Henderson County Black History Committee hosts Multi-Cultural Event By Delanda S. Johnson Special to The News MALAKOFF-The Henderson County Black History Commit- tee (HCBHC) hosted its 2017 Multi-Cultural Ex- travaganza at the Mala- koff Community/Senior Center Oct. 7. The event was hosted by Billy Williams and Humberto Rivera and highlighted guest speak- ers talking about their cultures. Gloria Hunter, Derryl Jackson, and Delanda S. Johnson each had presentations on differ- ent African American heroes for the Black His- tory moments. Guests for the evening Courtesy Photo/Delanda Johnson Tyler Branch Manager for Telco Plus Credit Union Leilani Smith holds a hand carved wooden cake lid that has been in her family for generations. She entertains visitors with stories of her Hawaiian heritage. included Michael Hanni- gan, Leilani Smith, her mother and Juan Moreno. Each speaker talked in common was that we about their experiences are all children of God. growing up, their na- They each expressed that tive land as seen through we must unify as one, if grandparents/great grand- we want to see Jesus, for parents eyes, but the one there are no racial barri- thing each speaker had ers in Heaven. Courtesy Photo/Delanda Johnson HCBHC President Rev. Joey Baggett (left) presents Michael Hannigan a Certificate of Appreciation for his heartfelt words on his heritage, Courtesy Photo~De~ands Johnson Courtesy Photo~De~ands Johnson Humberto Rivera (left) Athens teacher and receives a Certificate of Associate Pastor for Appreciation from Rev. First Baptist Church in Bagger for co-hosting Athens Juan Moreno the 2017 Multi-Cultural speaks on his Hispanic Extravaganza. culture and expresses his love for the Lord. Trinidad Tales field. Also a lunch will be box tops for education to A street dance follows If you have helped in By Emily kundy Next morning, Sat- served from 11 a.m. to 1 be passed on to the right the game. some way, thank you, Special to The News urday Oct. 14, Tony p.m. inthe school caf- recipients. A drawing for Sunday, a home- thank you and come TRINIDAD-In Trini- Bradley will be coordi- eteria, a senior class fund a quilt made by Vicki coming service at the again! This is an annual dad there is anticipation nating the 10 a.m. parade raiser and another place Rollins will make some- First United Methodist affair. for Friday evening when beginning at the Com- to visit with friends, one a winner. Cynthia Church will be held for Officers at present the first ofthe exes arrive, munity Center, proceed- At 1 p.m. the honored Lundy won last year's all exes, visitors and are Gary Fleming, Traditionally a Fish ing to the school. There classes of 1937, 1947, quilt, anyone who wants to 1970, president; Mick Fry served by the VFW will be another pep rally 1957, 1967, 1977, 1987, Around 6:30 p.m., gather. A daughter of Coffman, vice president; Ladies Auxiliary will be at the school. Those who 1997, and 2007 will pre-game activities will one of the exes will Harriet Sharp Gillispie, held at VFW building on plan to ride in the parade meet in the school audi- begin. Then at 7:30 speak, Bobi Ann Allen secretary/treasurer and Highway 31 West, be- should arrive between 9 torium to be recognized, p.m., the TROJANS (Daughter of Bobby and Bette Sharp Lehmann, ginning at 5 p.m., $10 a and 9:30 a.m. Registration takes place PLAY TYLER HEAT! Ann Grayson Cargill.) 1967, historian. plate. Beginning around After this, the high here at 12:30 p.m. A si- 7 p.m. a pep rally will school and auditorium lent auction follows the will be open for those meeting. Nice items are take place at the gymna- sium followed by a pep wishing to visit with needed for this event. rally behind the baseball classmates or others. This is the time to bring BLUK RELL |E CHEAMI SUNDAES , SHAKES, FLOATS & CNOCG UFFLES CANDY BROWNIES COOKIES CUPCAKEI OC@FFEE TEA MUFFINS SCONES AND MORE!