Salvation Army Honors Black History Month With Lunch And Performance

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

In honor of Black History month, The Salvation Army welcomes "The Word Players" from Knoxville. This group will present their Black History Touring Show of "Lift Every Voice" by Doug Floyd on Saturday, Feb. 16, at noon.  

"Lift Every Voice" is a one-act presentation in drama, song and dance that tells the story and the influence of the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1929).

Lunch will be provided during the discussion time after the performance. This event is free, but donations are appreciated. Seating is limited and the doors will open at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Tenika Dye at tenika_dye@uss.salvationarmy.org or 423 756-1023.


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