Dear Community Supporter,

The   St. Mary’s County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is hosting its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  This annual event and the generosity of   sponsorships and supporters is our primary source of income. It enables us to continue to sponsor

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Advertising in the 2018 Souvenir Journal

  • Ads for sponsorships, business cards, business directory information and patrons DEADLINE extended til October 6, 2018.
  • Questions contact Darlene Johnson, Submit and upload your ad below by completing the short form, Select Choose File to Upload Ad. Ads must be camera-ready and submitted via   mail or e-mail along with payment on line or by check.  If submitting via e-mail, ads should be in the following formats: JPEG, EPS, or Microsoft Word. For the Quick Reference Guide, provide the name of your business/organization with contact information.
  • Ads may be purchased online click here.  If purchased by e-mail or mail, payment should be made  by check payable  to St. Mary’s County NAACP and mailed to P.O. Box 189 Lexington Park, MD 20653 c/o Freedom Fund Committee.


  • Ticket orders and payment are due by October 15, 2018. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  Ticket requests can be made online, by e-mail or mail.  If paying by check, make checks payable to St. Mary’s County Branch, NAACP and mail to: St. Mary’s County NAACP, c/o Freedom Fund Committee, P.O. Box 189 Lexington Park, MD 20653   or use the link provided.    For ticket sales or more information contact Charlottis Woodley call (301) 863-3011.

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annual college/ career fairs, scholarships for students and this election year’s Souls to the Polls” campaign.  Our voices and votes are two of   the most powerful tools we have to defeat bigotry and injustice.   Our theme for this year’s banquet is the “Power of One”.  We must continue to “Fight for Democracy”.

The banquet will start at 5:00 pm and will be held at the 5 South Event Center (formerly the Crystal Room), 21030 Point Lookout Road, Callaway MD  20620. We will   provide networking opportunities, feature speakers and entertainment.  As we gear up for the 2018 election let’s focus on our right and responsibility to vote and take more opportunities for civic engagement.

All ads for sponsorships must be received by September 15, 2018.  Ads must be camera- ready and may be submitted below by completing the short form and uploading the art work. If submitting via e- mail, ads should be in the following formats: JPEG, EPS, or Microsoft Word.  Questions contact Darlene Johnson,   Banquet ticket orders and payment are due by October 15, 2018 via the link below.  Checks are to be made payable to St. Mary’s County Branch, NAACP, and mailed to St. Mary’s County NAACP, P.O. Box 189 Lexington Park, MD 20653, c/o Mrs. Charlottis Woodley or e-mail her at  All Ads and Tickets payments can be made online click here.  Purchased tickets will be held at the door.

We thank you for your commitment to helping us continue the work of civil rights and social justice through your financial support.  We will continue to work together with the community to remove barriers, embrace the richness that diversity brings, and advocate for social change. We hope that you are able to attend, sponsor this event or make a donation.  After all, “We are in it Together” and your continuing support counts.


Janice T. Walthour, EdD

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