“Let’s Make Princeville Great Again!” 130th Year of Incorporation Oldest Town Incorporated By Blacks In America


 

 

 “LET’S MAKE PRINCEVILLE GREAT AGAIN

Greetings,

The town of Princeville, North Carolina will celebrate its 130th year of incorporation the week of February 2- 8, 2015.  Princeville is the oldest town incorporated by blacks in America. Our rich history has brought us to a week of festivities. Our Mayor, Bobbie Jones and the Commissioners are all excited and anxiously await the celebration.   

Our desire is to bring back former citizens and honor the current.  We are planning to have activities from the youngest to the oldest citizen.  Attached for your review is a listing of our scheduled activities for the week.  

 

Your support in our endeavor is greatly needed.  Your kind donation(s) will initiate the beginning to a great week of historical renewal.  Please make checks payable to:  The Town of Princeville, 201 S. Main St., Princeville, NC 27886 C/O 130th Birthday Town Committee.  If you have any clarifying questions, please feel free to contact our Chair of this event:  Dr. Glenda Lawrence-Knight at 252-538-1384.

 

 

MONETARY CONTRIBUTION ___________ (amount)

Will be accepted up until the week of the event and this contribution will provide assistance with the weeks’ expense including but not limited to:  food, decorations, equipment, advertising, accolades, transportation, facilities, etc.

 

SOUVENIR BOOKLET

________$75.00 Full Page    __________$50.00 ½ Page    _______ $25.00 ¼ Page

___________$10.00 Patron names ______________Business Cards $15.00

Please be sure to attach with your check how you would like to see your ad in the Souvenir Booklet from your selection above or send to: TIPSINC6774@aol.com. 

 

SPONSORSHIP

_______ $250 to sponsor a table for the 2/7/15 Saturday banquet is available as long as they last.  Please ensure that there are tables remaining by calling the Princeville Town Hall at (252) 823-1057 or the Chair at the number above before sending money. 

 

 

Sincerely,

Princeville 130th Birthday Committee:

Dr. Glenda Lawrence-Knight, Chair

Mr. Bobbie Jones, Mayor

Dr. Delores Porter

Commissioner JoeRoam Myrick

Ms. Yolanda Thigpen

Ms. Denese Tyson

Ms. Tyronda Whitaker

 

 

 

130TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

“OLDEST TOWN CHARTERED BY BLACK AMERICANS”

Let’s Make Princeville Great Again

February 2-8 2015

Monday, Feb 2

6PM                       Formal Opening:  Charge for Peace & Proclamation

                               Princeville Town Hall

 

Tuesday, Feb 3

10AM – 12PM      Senior Citizens Day

                               Princeville Senior Citizens Building

 

Wednesday, Feb 4

6pm-8pm             Night for Prayer

                               Princeville Town Hall

 

Thursday, Feb 5

6PM                      Historical Tales, Poetry & Play

                              Princeville Town Hall

 

Friday, Feb 6**      

6PM                      Talent/Fashion Show

                              Princeville Elementary School

                               ** Admission Fee $5.00

                                         Food items will be available for purchase…

 

Saturday, Feb7**
6PM                       Banquet

                               St. Luke Church

                               **$25 per Ticket or $250 per Table

Tickets can be purchased from any Birthday Committee Member or at

The Princeville Town Hall                           

 

Sunday, Feb 8

9AM-10AM          Praise & Prayer:  Mount Zion Church

11AM                     Church Service:   Macedonia Baptist Church

           

“ALL CITIZENS ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO HELP CELEBRATE 130 YEARS AND COUNTING!!!!!”

 

 

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