Local Sickle Cell Assoc. to host Annual Heritage Breakfast - WRBL

Local Sickle Cell Assoc. to host Annual Heritage Breakfast

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COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Association of Sickle Cell of the Lower Chattahoochee Region will host the Annual Heritage Breakfast Saturday, Feb. 22.

The event starts at 9 a.m. and will benefit local sickle cell patients. It will be held at the Occasions Event Center at 1807 Victory Drive in Columbus. Tickets to the breakfast are $10 each. You can also donate by purchasing a $1 ribbon in honor of a child with sickle cell, enter your business card into a raffle drawing for $1, or you can sponsor a table for the breakfast for $80.

There will be two guest speakers at the event. Association President Lois Williams says since the breakfast is in February, it will be tied into Black History Month. CSU Anthropology professor Dr. John Studstill will speak at the breakfast along with Sickle Cell Association founder Deborah Tuggle.

You can pick up tickets for the breakfast at Hazel's Flowers & Gifts on 1868 Midtown Drive. The phone number there is (706) 569-7998. You can also buy tickets through PayPal using sicklecelllcrdonations@gmail.com

For more information on the event, call (706) 580-0372 or (706) 566-6329.

Jessi Mitchell

Jessi joined the WRBL news team in October 2012 after working as a freelance production assistant for MTV Networks in Los Angeles.

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