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Minister begins march from Georgetown to Columbia to spotlight community needs

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Minister Henry and those who participate in the Georgetown to Columbia march expect to arrive in Columbia on Thursday morning, June 20th, 2013. Minister Henry and those who participate in the Georgetown to Columbia march expect to arrive in Columbia on Thursday morning, June 20th, 2013.
GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC -

Monday, Minister John Henry of Georgetown, SC will begin a march to the South Carolina State House in Columbia, SC in order to spotlight the need in South Carolina for better education within the school system, access to better healthcare for the poor, more jobs and resources for the underserved of our state and the need for community involvement so the voices of the masses of the people will be heard concerning these issues.
 
At 12 noon on Monday, there will be a rally at City Hall in Georgetown. This rally will precede Minister Henry's march to Columbia, which he has calculated will take approx 2½ days. Anyone who would like to participate in the walk, or in parts of the walk, are more than welcome to join in from the starting point in Georgetown, or at any point along the march route.
 
Minister Henry and those who participate in the Georgetown to Columbia march expect to arrive in Columbia on Thursday morning, June 20th, 2013.

At noon, there will be a rally on the steps of the South Carolina State House. This rally will consist of a variety of speakers who will address the issues that were previously stated above.  
This is a family event, and everyone in the entire State of South Carolina is invited join in the march, and/or come to the State House next Thursday and let their concerns over the issues be heard, and to tour the State House and the State House Grounds and meet some of our legislative officials.

Youth groups, churches, schools, businesses, clubs and all other organizations are invited to join the in the Pre-Rally on Monday, June 17th, or by participating in parts or all of the march, or by joining Minister Henry on the steps of the State House in Columbia, SC on the 20th.

Anyone who is not able to actively participate in any of these ways can do so by donating $1 per mile in support of the march. All proceeds will benefit future Save Our Youth and Family March programs and ministry.
 
For more information contact: Persell M. L. Henry, Events Coordinator (843-543-2411)
                      

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