Hickory – The Hickory Branch of National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People announces in recognition of the killing of George Floyd and the police-related deaths of so many other African Americans and the “Black Lives Matter” movement, the Hickory NAACP will hold a Prayer Vigil/Town Hall on Saturday June 13 at 1:00 PM. 

The vigil will remember the lives of George Floyd and other victims of police violence across the country.  This tribute will be followed by a town hall which gives opportunities for addressing local social issues with public officials and community leaders.

This non-partisan outdoor event will be held at the Christ Lutheran Church at 324 2nd Ave SE, Hickory.  Community residents are invited to attend and encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Hickory Branch can be reached by phone at 828-322-6663 or [email protected].