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Coleman keynotes Credit Union annual banquet

SoVaNow.com / March 11, 2013
The Halifax County Community Federal Credit Union will hold its 32nd Annual Meeting and Banquet at the Leggett Auditorium of the Halifax Regional Health System in South Boston, on Friday, March 29 at 6 p.m.

The guest speaker for the Banquet is the Rev. Frank E. Coleman Jr., president of the Halifax County/South Boston Chapter of the NAACP and pastor of the First Baptist Church – Ferry Street in South Boston. Coleman will be sharing the value of “Working Together to Build Community.”

A native of New York, Coleman and his wife, Margaret Fountain Coleman moved to South Boston in 2010. They have four children. Along with his pastoral duties, Coleman became president of the Halifax County/South Boston Chapter of the NAACP in 2013. He is a commissioner on the Southside Planning District, a member of the Halifax County Department of Social Services Board, and vice president of the Halifax County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition.

Coleman holds a B.A. degree in religion and philosophy from the Virginia Union University and a Masters in pastoral counseling from Almeda University.

Banquet tickets are $12 per person. There will also be lots of door prizes and giveaways. For ticket information, contact the Credit Union at (434) 575-7916, ext. 228 or 227.

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