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Texas Tech Administrator, Lubbock Doctor Honored at Black History Month Opening Ceremony

The Black Faculty and Staff Association will be honoring Dr. Damon Herbie Hill, Jr. and Paul Frazier.

WHAT:           The Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) 13th Annual Black History Month Opening Ceremony

WHEN:           5:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 8)

WHERE:        The Lubbock Women’s Club, 2020 Broadway

EVENT:          The Black Faculty and Staff Association will be honoring Dr. Damon Herbie Hill, Jr. (community honoree), physician and educator in the Lubbock community for more than 40 years, and Paul Frazier (Texas Tech honoree) for his more than 25 years in higher education at its kick-off event for Black History Month.

The event will feature accomplished classical and opera singer, Peggy Shivers to deliver the keynote address. Additionally, other Lubbock area musicians, singers, poets and activists will perform.

Seating is limited. Tickets for the banquet are $12 per person and $6 for students with valid I.D. (Texas Tech or high school). Table sponsorships also are available. RSVP is required in advance to Aretha Marbley at aretha.marbley@tttu.edu, or 834-5541 by 5 p.m. Monday (Feb. 3).

Proceeds will benefit the BFSA scholarship fund and Roots Historical Arts Council, Inc.

CONTACT:   Aretha Marbley, director of community counseling, Counselor Education, College of Education, Texas Tech University, aretha.marbley@ttu.edu, (806) 834-5541

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