Important Amarillo AISD Meeting Tuesday

Please be sure to attend the AISD board meeting Tuesday, May 21 at 6:00 p.m. Important issues effecting our community are are on the agenda, including consideration of a request by the Amarillo Branch of the NAACP to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary.  See you there!

Service For Nia Rose Miller

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Nia Rose Miller, infant daughter of Patrick and Deana Miller, passed away on April 30, 2019. A Celebration of Life Gathering for friends and family will be at 2:00 pm Saturday at The Loft, 2632 SW 34th St. The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; He will save, He will rejoice over thee with joy; He will rest in his love, He will joy over thee with singing. ~ Zephaniah 3:17. Nia Rose was preceded in death by several great-grandparents, Louise and Tommie Williams, Clarence L. Wright, Sr., Lore Miner, and Bertha Miller. Survivors include great-grandparents, Leola W. Wright and Billy R. Sutton; grandparents, Beverly and Eddie Dansby, Sr. and Debby and Ken Blount; aunts and uncles, Tamesha Denson, Leisha and Eddie Dansby, Jr., Kolby Blount, Brandy Blount and many other aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House at www.rmhc.org.

Amarillo Branch NAACP Expresse Our Sympathies For The Miller Family

With a heavy heart we express our sympathies for Deana and Patrick Miller at  the unexpected loss of their daughter Nia Rose Miller. Please keep them in your prayers. The family has established a fund to help with expenses at GoFundMe. There will be a graveside service for the family followed by a memorial service at a time and place to be announced.

“Sleep, then, child,—sleep till I sleep and waken to a baby voice and the ceaseless patter of little feet—above the Veil.” – W.E.B. Du Bois

AISD Board Meeting Tonight

Be sure to attend the AISD board meeting this evening. The agenda calls for a discussion on policy for renaming schools. This will not be a meeting to actually rename the school. It’s still a great idea to be there and show support for change. “Keep moving forward.”

NAACP / Indivisible Candidate Forum Saturday, April 6th

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The NAACP, in collaboration with Indivisible Amarillo and Panhandle PBS would like to invite you to the Amarillo ISD School Board Candidate Forum on April 6, 2019 from 10:30 to 12:00 at the Downtown Public Library. Seven of the eight candidates will answer questions posed by Karen Welch of Panhandle PBS.
If you live in the AISD district, you will have three votes. You can give all three votes to one candidate, or split them between two or three candidates. Your votes are very important. Please plan on coming to hear where the candidates stand on various issues concerning AISD.

Mandatory Training For Officers and Executive Committee

Where: Mt Olive Baptist Church Annex 1015 N. Monroe.
When: 1:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday April 13th (following the regular 12:00pm meeting)
Cost: $25

Mandatory training will be Saturday, April 13, 2019 following the monthly meeting at 12:00 noon form 1:00 to 5pm, after the regular monthly meeting. The regular monthly meeting will start at 12:00 noon.

Training will be in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Annex, 1015 N. Monroe.

The cost of the training will be $25.00 per person. This is the last opportunity to take the training by May 31st. If you do not take the training, you will have to resign your position on June 1, 2019. Please call the Branch President at 806-290-8705 if you have any questions!

Amarillo Branch NAACP 2019 Scholarship Awards Banquet

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Our theme this year is, “Today’s Youth………. Tomorrow’s Future”

 

Photo of Rev. Charlie Love smiling, in blue blazer and seated.

Our Keynote Speaker will be Rev. Charlie Love, CEO, G Five One

Join us Thursday May 9, 2019
Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza
at 6:30 P.M.

Tickets:
Donation $35.00
Students and Seniors $30.00

Table Sponsor $325 Non-profits
$500 Businesses/Corporations

For Tickets, Tables, and additional information, call Amarillo Branch NAACP at 806-367-7818, Sharon Anthony at 806-382-8495, Maxine Rabb-Brandon at 806-690-0192 or any Amarillo NAACP Executive Committee Member! You can also buy tickets for individuals or tables online through Eventbrite.