Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation
The Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation welcomes the Mountaintop Civil Rights Traveling Exhibit. This comprehensive collection of over 2000 artifacts and memorabilia from the Civil Rights Era will be on display Wednesday, February 18 through Friday, February 20 from 10:00am-6:00pm in the Southern Cultural Heritage Academy Building. Admission to view the traveling exhibit is $6/adults and $5/children (18 & under).
The exhibit contains oil paintings, portraits, posters, figurines, and wall plaques that depict various scenes and individuals that were instrumental in the Freedom Movement.
The intention of the exhibit is to demonstrate to individuals that it is possible to make change without the use of violence. The Mountaintop Exhibit will present a view that peaceful activities can indeed bring about resolutions to problems that exist in humanity.
Dr. Michael O. Hollowell has been the curator of the exhibit for over 30 years. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He attended the University of Mississippi and obtained a Masters in Education in Educational Leadership along with an ABD in Educational Leadership. He received an honorary Doctorate of Christian Education from McKinley Theological Seminary. Dr. Hollowell has three copyrights from the Library of Congress and has written over 20 books. He has been an ordained Baptist Minister since 1984.
Student groups are encouraged to attend. Special group viewings can be arranged by reservation. For more information, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email email@example.com.
The Southern Book Club meets the third Wednesday of each month.
There is no fee to attend and it is open to the public. The group focuses on Southern authors and subjects, but is open to any good read. Book and author suggestions are welcomed.
For February, the book club will discuss The Shack by William P. Young.
The Southern Book Club will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2009.
Please call the SCHF office at 601-631.2997 for meeting location or for more information.
SCHF will host a Mardi Gras Mask Workshop for children ages 5 and up on Friday, February 20. The workshop will be held in the SCHF Academy Building from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is $10 per child and includes all supplies and snacks. Space is limited and reservations are required.
Join us to create a fun and colorful mask before enjoying the parade the next day in downtown Vicksburg. The workshop is a great way for kids of all ages to celebrate the Mardi Gras holiday in a fun and creative way. Plus, those new mask might just attract more beads at the parade.
For more information, or for reservations, please call the SCHF office at 601-631-2997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
These events and programs are made possible by our valued SCHF individual members and the Corporate Sponsors
If you would like more info on becoming a CORPORATE MEMBER of SCHF, please call (601)631-2997 or email email@example.com.
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