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Spotsy NAACP receives award

Spotsylvania County’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People recently received a reward for “outstanding membership recruitment,” according to a press release.

The NAACP’s headquarters recognized the local branch with the Region VII Membership Award.  The region includes branches in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Thomas Roberson, president of the Spotsylvania NAACP said in a statement that he “proudly congratulates and welcomes all of the new NAACP members in taking a positive step to improve the Spotsylvania community for all citizens by becoming actively involved in local, state, and national issues.”

The branch meets at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month  at Mount Hope Baptist Church, 6823 Harrison Road.