A new ‘WAY’ to celebrate Black History Month

Online Staff Report

Join Dianna Cole and “Wisdom And You” (WAY) Enterprises for another inspirational, educational first Saturday “It’s ALL In Me” women’s workshop retreat from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at St. Paul Lutheran Church (Northwest site) at 4881 W. Kilburn Ave. (at the Springfield/Riverside stoplight).

Come and kick off the celebration of February as Black History Month as well as Unity in Diversity! This month’s theme is “Over the Rainbow.”

Hear special music by Carl and Dianna Cole; Betty Pumphrey, pianist; Erin Sanders and Emily Austin, vocalists; the Praise Band conducted by Sydney Kilgore.

Speakers will be Aikiko Fambro, Beth Edwards, Shirley Petty (wife of pastor at Calvary Memorial Church), Billie Holt and Deborah Smith.

Check out the vendors who have beautiful items for sale: Isa’s Boutique of downtown Rockford and The Hat Affair of Elgin, Ill. Sample ethnic foods such as egg rolls, Spanish rice, beans and fried chicken, among other dishes.

For more information and to RSVP by Jan. 31, call (815) 914-1487, e-mail MsCSOGN@aol.com or visit www.WAY4U.net.

Posted Jan. 30, 2013

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