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Welcome and be befriended by Friends of the Library

Welcome and be befriended by Friends of the Library

Welcome-andPublisher of the Westside Gazette Newspaper Bobby Henry, Florida Sen. Christopher “Chris” Smith and Florida Rep. Perry Thurston

By Sharon Ann Bacon

The public is welcomed to join the Friends of the Library, Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library (JMCCLL) Father’s Day tribute on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from  6 to 7:30 p.m. at 2800 N.W. Ninth Ct., Pompano Beach, Fla. The Friends are planning a community event for all to be entertained, educated and engagement.

Florida Senator Christopher Smith, District 31, is the featured keynote speaker.  His legacy includes “Arrive with 5” to the voting polls, restoring voting rights for ex-felons and his work in revising Florida’s current “Stand Your Grounds” law.  The audience will also hear from guest speaker Florida Representative Perry Thurston and School Board member Dr. Rosalind Osgood.

The evening will be lead by one of Broward’s favorite sons of the community, Bobby Henry, Sr., publisher of the Westside Gazette newspaper. Entertainment includes song-stress Melissa “Moonchild” Stokes, comedian extraordinaire Lady T, who helps the drive home in the afternoons on Hot 105, the “Parable Mime Ministries and DJ sounds donated by All Aboard Productions.

Thanks to donations from Winn Dixie, Wal-Mart, Tasty Pastry, and other local grocers, a food buffet will be offered.

For more information, contact Friends President Rebecca Johnson at (954) 278-0672 or the library branch manager Debra Floyd at (954) 357-7670.


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