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Urban League to Host Community Reception and CEO Welcome for Michael P. McMillan

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. will host a Community Reception and Welcome from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall for its new President/CEO Michael P. McMillan.

At the event, McMillan plans to announce the launch of the Whitney M. Young Society, a special membership for outstanding donors and volunteers of the Urban League. Young, a former National Urban League president and civil rights leader during the 1960’s, played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement participating in the March on Washington and working with President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson on the Civil Rights Act and War on Poverty legislations.

Featured entertainment will include Denise Thimes and Anita Jackson. For more information about the reception, please call (314) 615-3668 or specialevents@urbanleague-stl.org.

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is the #1 ranked affiliate of the National Urban League. The League’s mission is to empower African Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality and civil rights.  The Urban League will be the catalyst for this change through advocacy, coalition building, program services and by promoting communication and understanding among different races and cultures.  The Urban League is certified by the Better Business Bureau and is a proud member of the United Way.

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