“Unity” Celebration

“Unity” is the theme for Twinsburg Historical Society Black History Celebration.
We are presenting this year’s Black History Celebration on Saturday, February 25 at 2:00 at the First Congregational Church in Twinsburg. Music and entertainment provided by the renowned Gospel Group “Still Under Construction”, and the family of Larnie Zellner, DonnaShae White, The “Blue Diamonds” dance team from THS and the Black History Committee will do spoken word.
There will be guest appearances including Tom Schmidt from the Twinsburg Township Council, Mayor Sam Alonso from the city of Reminderville , Kathi Powers, Superintendent of the Twins-burg City Schools, Mark Curtis, Twinsburg City Schools Board of Education, Dr. Daisy Walker rep-resenting JEDI “Justice, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion” committee, Larnie Zellner Jr, Twinsburg Police Department. Marvin Bishop, Community Leader. Reverend Vicky Smith of Community A.M.E Church will be delivering the Invocation. Dr. Constance Longmire is the facilitator of the event.
Refreshments will be provided by Harmonii Social on Ravenna Rd and Sister, Sister a community service organization in Twinsburg Heights. Check out our Facebook page, our website, and the Twinsburg Bulletin for more details as we finalize our plans. Mark the date on your calendars too. This is a day to celebrate all faiths and ethnicities that we are blessed to have in our three communities, Twinsburg, the Township and Reminderville. This celebration is an annual
tradition and has grown every year. Check out our Facebook and our website twinsburghistoricalsociety.org for information and updates.

These 2 programs were just finalized after the February Newsletter went out.

We are welcoming retired Aurora teacher and association executive Bill Lavezzi on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00 at the Museum. Bill will talk about how organizations help maintain democracy and promote strong communities. In keeping with National Women’s week, he will give an overview of the League of Women Voters. He will review the important role that organizations have historically played in American civil life, using examples from his own community.

Another special edition of the Writer’s Series will feature native Twinsburg writer Frank Latimore. He will join folks at the Riley House after his book signing at the library on Saturday, March 25 from 5:00 to 6:30.  All are welcome and he will have copies of his books for purchase.