Mayor with Goose Creek NAACP members
  • Goose Creek celebrates Black History

  • Feb 6 2017

Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler has officially proclaimed February 2017 as Black History Month in the City of Goose Creek. The proclamation signing ceremony took place on Friday, Feb. 3, at City Hall.

A second proclamation was also signed, as Mayor Heitzler announced that Feb. 7, 2017 will be National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the city. Calica Parson of Lowcountry AIDS Services took part in the event.

In addition to Parson, Mayor Heitzler and Mayor Pro Tem Mark Phillips were joined by members of the Goose Creek NAACP.

Joining Mayor Heitzler and Mayor Pro Tem Phillips were Goose Creek NAACP Members Van Williams (Executive Committee), Thomas Lanier (Branch Chaplain), Russ Singletary (Executive Committee), Christine Walker (Health Committee Chairperson), Veronica Dukes (President), Brenda Bines-Watson (First Vice President), Herbert Bodison (Executive Committee), and Levon Holbert; Calica Parson of Lowcountry AIDS Services; and longtime NAACP member John Matthews.

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