Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Patrick, Murray Head To Brockton For Black History Month, Economic Discussions

BrocktonPost
BROCKTON--Gov. Deval Patrick will spend the morning Thursday with Brockton area seniors and residents at Caffrey Towers when the governor and others salute the “pillars” of African-American history during a breakfast for seniors and members of the South Shore community in Brockton.
The event will take place Thursday, Feb. 16 at Caffrey Towers in Brockton at 755 Crescent St.
The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with light refreshments and followed at 10 a.m. by a program centered around contributions by African-Americans and their role in history and the community.
Area seniors considered "pillars" of the community are expected to be highlighted for their work. From 11:15 a.m. to Noon seniors and members of the public in attendance will have the opportunity to take part in a roundtable discussion about issues in Brockton, the region and anything people may ask the governor.
Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray will also attend the Caffrey Towers event following his attendance at Brockton's Shaw's Center for the "Brownfields Roundtable," a discussion with participants about economic issues in the region.
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