Black History Month 2010 Events

2010 Black History Month
Theme: ”The History of Black Economic Empowerment

February 17, 2010, SSMC 4, Room 4527, 11:300 AM
1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD

It is that time of year again, the “Battle of the NOAA Line Offices” Black history trivia game. Come see if Workforce Management can remain first place winners for the third year in a row. An exciting, fun, and educational event to celebrate Black History Month.

February 24, 2010, NOAA Auditorium, 8 am – 4:30 pm
1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Tony Chatman, international expert in human relationships, motivational speaker, and creator and host of The BluePrint Show. Welcome remarks by Director John Gray, NOAA’s Office of Legislative Affairs. The program will also feature BIG’s recognition of individuals for Distinguished Service to the NOAA and to BIG. Professional development training sessions in Career Enhancement and the Federal Application Process will also be offered. Cultural edutainment provide by the Lady Wildcat Steppers Drill Team, an all female step team originating from Montgomery County, White Oak Middle School.

February 25, 2010, SSMC 4, Room 4527, 10 am – 2 pm
1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD

Ethnic Vendor Show, vendors will have items such as perfumes, jewelry, gift baskets, accessories, and much more, door prizes. Proceeds to help sponsor NOAA employees attend the 2010 BIG National Training Conference, the Barbara Tobe Scholarship, and Send Your Child to Camp Programs.