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5th Annual ACCORD Freedom Trail Luncheon

5th Annual ACCORD Freedom Trail Luncheon

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ACCORD cordially invites you to attend the 5th Annual Freedom Trail Luncheon commemorating the 47th Anniversary of the Signing Of the Landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964" Honoring True American Heroes" of the American Civil Rights Movement. The event will be held Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 11:30 AM at the Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova Street in St. Augustine, FL. The Keynote Speaker for this year's event is Dr. Dorothy Cotton, Educational Director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) with Special Guest Speaker, Mrs. Sonya Y. Plummer, Grand-daughter of Civil Rights Activist--The Late Rev. Goldie Eubanks, Sr.

Tickets are $45 per person for general open seating or $60 VIP seeating. A corporate table of 8 is $400, 10 is $500.

Please send check or money order made payable to: The 40th ACCORD, Inc. to: The 40th ACCORD, Inc., P.O. Box 697, St. Augustine, FL 32085-0697.

Questions or general information, please call Elizabeth Duncan at (904) 347-1382.

To advertise in the 5th Annual ACCORD Freedom Trail Luncheon Commemorative Program Booklet, please click HERE, for more information.

St. Augustine RECORD article


The 40th Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations, Inc. (40th ACCORD) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 2003 and incorporated in 2004. Our Mission is "Remembering, Recognizing, and Honoring all those who risked their lives to attain civil rights for all and celebrating St. Augustine's pivotal role in the Civil Rights Act of 1964."

Our goal is to increase the nation's awareness of one of the greatest events that took place in American History.  With the aid of the faithful few committed citizens, our Senior Advisors, Dr. R B Hayling & Attorney Dan R. Warren , our sponsors and supporters, we will continue to press onward and upward.  We've come this far by faith!

About the Freedom Trail

The ACCORD Freedom Trail Project is ACCORD's greatest tasks to date.  Through the generosity of the Northrop Grumman Corporation, the 3 Phases of the ACCORD Freedom Trail have been launched.  The first ten markers on the trail were unveiled in 2007, followed by ten additional markers in 2008, and eleven markers in 2009. The Annual ACCORD Freedom Trail Luncheon is a fundraising event for continued upkeep and brochures for the Freedom Trail.

Past keynote and guest speakers at the Annual event include, Rev. C. T. Vivian, Attorney Dan Warren, Attorney Willie E. Gary and Leon Russell, and Honorable US Congressman John Lewis and Dr. Kathryn Fentress.

















4th Annual ACCORD Freedom Trail Luncheon July 2, 2010 Speakers: Honorable Congressman John Lewis and Dr. Kathryn Fentress