Primo Center for Women and Children Honors Its Founder During Black History Month

Chicago, IL February 3, 2010 – Primo Center for Women and Children (PCWC) will honor its founder, the late Episcopal Suffragan Bishop Quintin E. Primo, Jr., with a special Black History Month Celebration on Saturday February 20, 2010 from 3:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. at New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church at 4301 West Washington Blvd. Chicago, Illinois.

Black History Month Celebration
New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church
4301 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, IL
February 20, 2010

The Black History Month celebration will honor Bishop Primo with an afternoon of remembrances from his family and friends.Noted storyteller, Mama Edie, will perform an interactive program with Primo Center mothers and their children and the members of the greater West Garfield Park community.

“I always enjoy this time of year, because I am able to celebrate my father’s legacy with others he touched over the years,” said Quintin E. Primo III, PCWC Chairman. “My father would be very proud to see how his vision has evolved from the after school program he created for neighborhood residents back in 1979. Today, more than ever, people need places like the Primo Center. It’s our job to continue to look forward like my father did to find solutions to help those in need.”

About Mama Edie
Mama Edie is a bilingual storyteller (Spanish/English), published writer, percussionist, speech/language pathologist, and voice-over artist who has provided international storytelling performances and workshops. Her stories are largely inspired by her passionate regard for her African and Native American ancestries.

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