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100 Black Men of Charleston to Welcome Students at Mary Ford

100 Black Men of Charleston to Welcome Students at Mary Ford
Posted on 08/10/2016

August 10, 2016 -- 100 Black Men of Charleston to Welcome Students at Mary Ford

For Immediate Release

August 10, 2016

Contact:

 Erica Taylor 843-937-6303

Media Advisory

100 Black Men of Charleston to Welcome Students at Mary Ford

Who: Media outlets are welcomed and encouraged to join us for a fun first day of school at Mary Ford as students return for the 2016-2017 school year.

What: The 100 Black Men of Charleston will be at Mary Ford Elementary School to welcome scholars back for the first day of school. The men will be at the bus loop and the car rider exit to shake hands, give high fives, and encourage scholars to have a great school year.

When: Monday, August 15, 2016 from 7:10 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Where: Mary Ford Elementary, 3180 Thomasina McPherson Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29405

For more information: For more information regarding this event, please contact Tory Fields, 100 Black Men, at(843) 327-4122or Melesia Walden, Principal of Mary Ford, at(843) 745-7131.

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