Parting Ways Fundraiser Friday Sept 2, 2016 -Verdean Vets Hall New Bedford

August 19, 2016

For Immediate Release:

Parting Ways Dr Attucks Visit Press Release

PartingWays.org would like to invite you to a fundraiser with special guest Dr. Mark Attucks, direct descendant of Crispus Attucks, first casualty of the Revolutionary War at the Battle at Bunker Hill.  On September 2, 2016 at 6 pm at the Cape Verdean Vets Hall, 561 Purchase St, New Bedford Ma 02740 PartingWays.org is inviting you to attend a night of information, entertainment and refreshments.  PartingWays.org and the New Bedford Public School Department are in the process of incorporating the History of Parting Ways site into the history curriculum.  Parting Ways Memorial site, located in Plymouth, Ma is home to the burial sites of 4 Black Revolutionary soldiers who fought with General Washington.  These soldiers were given land and lived there in a community known as the New Guinea Settlement.

Dr. Attucks is coming to New Bedford to help pass out the word of the Parting Ways Organization.  He will be traveling to the site in Plymouth with students from the New Bedford Public Schools, will be interviewed by these students and will also attend the fundraiser at the Vets hall where he will deliver a powerful message about Legacy, Strength and Perseverance.  Special thank you to Dr. Jason DeFalco, Chief Officer of NBPS and the whole New Bedford Public Schools’ family for taking such a vested interested in the Parting Ways Organization.

All are welcome to attend the different events throughout the weekend.  There is a $10 donation for the fundraiser and sponsorships are available.  Thank you and hope to see you there!

Schedule for Dr. Attucks

Date
Time
Event
Location
Note
Thur 1 Sept
2:15 pm
Flight Dr. Attucks
DC-Prov
TF Green Airport Providence, RI
Washington (DCA) 12:59pm
Providence (PVD) 2:15pm
American Airlines 5214
Thur 1 Sept
5:00 pm
Check – In Hotel
TBA
Dr. Attucks Check in to Hotel and Change
Thur 1 Sept
6:00 pm
Dinner
TBA
Dinner for Dr. Attucks
Fri 2 Sept
8:30 am
Breakfast & Meet with Students
Keith Middle School
Keith Middle School Students Meet and greet Dr. Attucks and give him a tour of the school
Fri 2 Sept
9:00 am
Bus Leave to Plymouth
Keith Middle School
Students Travel to Parting Ways Memorial Grounds
Fri 2 Sept
9:45 am – 12:00 pm
Visit Site,
Interview Dr. Attucks
Parting Ways Memorial Cemetery
Students clean and help plant flowers and vegetables while visiting Parting Ways site
Fri 2 Sept
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Parting Ways Presentation Dinner
Cape Verdean Vets
561 Purchase St,
New Bedford, MA 02740
Fundraiser & Introduction to Education Curriculum with New Bedford Public School
Sat 3 Sept
10:00 am
Brunch w Dr. Attucks
ZION Deliverance Tabernacle 2220 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford MA
Brunch with locals and press invites
Sat 3 Sept
1:30 pm
Flight Dr. Attucks
Prov-DC
TF Green Airport Providence, RI
Providence (PVD) 2:50 pm
Washington (DCA) 4:234 pm
American Airlines 4621

Parting Ways Sept2

 

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