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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Black History Month Celebration Feb 23 Des Moines Iowa



DES MOINES - Lt. Governor Patty Judge and six members of the Iowa House of Representatives will host the State of Iowa's Black History Month Celebration on Monday, February 23, 2009 at the State Capitol in Des Moines. Lt. Governor Judge will read a proclamation signed by Governor Chet Culver. In addition, blues musician Kevin Burt will perform. The program will include presentations by each of the state's six African American members of the Iowa House of Representatives:

Representative Wayne Ford, District 65- Des Moines Representative Ako Abdul-Samad, District 66- Des Moines Representative Helen Miller, District 49- Fort Dodge Representative Phyllis Thede, District 81- Davenport Representative Deborah Berry, District 22- Waterloo Representative Kerry Burt, District 21- Waterloo

Each representative will present awards to businesses or organizations making a difference to enhance diversity in the State of Iowa.

WHAT: Black History Month Celebration

WHERE: State Capitol Rotunda, 1st floor

1007 East Grand Ave

Des Moines, IA

WHEN: Monday, February 23, 2009

12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

The Central Iowa Blues Society is proud to be sponsoring Taz Grant's performance at the State Capitol

rotunda on Monday, February 23 as a part of the 2009 Black History Month celebration. Taz and Kevin Burt will share playing between speakers between the hours of 11 AM and 1 PM. Please join us in celebrating Black History Month with a lunchtime of info and Blues.

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