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June 17, 2014

African-American Heritage Gala set for Saturday

Event will feature keynote speaker Christopher Swims

MT. VERNON — — The 16th annual Jefferson County African-American Heritage Committee Gala will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn.

This year's keynote speaker for the event will be Christopher Swims, the senior pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Carbondale.

In addition to Swims' presentation, the gala will also feature music and several award and scholarship presentations.

Learn more Wednesday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.

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