Verizon Supports Cultural Diversity in Maryland With a Free Black History Month Open House at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Verizon will once again host a statewide Black History Month celebration and open house with government and community leaders at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture.
The event is free and open to the public.
During the open house, guests can explore the museum, help us recognize community innovators, and enjoy a day full of educational activities and entertainment. There will be food, educational gifts, door prizes and more.
During a special program last year, Verizon recognized key Marylanders in the areas of community service, education and healthcare. Recipients of the 2013 Verizon Community Innovator Award included:
Alycia A. Marshall, Ph.D., interim chair of the mathematics department of Anne Arundel Community College
Michael E. Cryor, president of The Cryor Group
Marietta A. English, president of the Baltimore Teachers Union and American Federation of Teachers – Maryland
Rev. Debra Hickman, M. Div., president and chief executive officer of Sisters Together and Reaching (STAR)
Harold Reid, executive director, Liberty Road Business Association
Joy Hill Whitaker, chief development officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maryland
Joan Jones, president of Bel Alton High School Alumni Association Community Development Corporation
Traviss A. Green, chief technology transition officer of Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Solutions
Prince George’s County
Earle Gumbs, president of Marlow-Hillcrest Heights Civic Association
Thurman D. Jones Jr., president of the Patriots Technology Training Center