The Oak Ridge Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG), the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE), and the U.S. Department of Energy are sponsoring an evening with African-American artists on Friday, February 1, from 6 to 8 p.m., a press release said.
This event will be held at AMSE, which is located at 115 Main Street East in Oak Ridge. This event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served, the press release said.
BIG is a nonprofit organization that has been in existence since 1975. BIG was established to provide aid in a national response to the needs of African-Americans in public service, to organize around issues of mutual concern, and to use the organization’s collective strength to confront workplace and community issues, the press release said. BIG strives to promote equality in all aspects of American life and excellence in public service. For more information, contact Vanna Gaffney at (865) 576-4452 or Tanisha Smith-Wimes at (865) 576-1025.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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