Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission To Meet in Wilmington, NC
The four-state Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission will hold its third quarterly business meeting for 2015 on Friday, August 7, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at New Hanover Fire & Rescue Station 19 Training Room, 9815 River Road, Wilmington, NC.
This meeting will continue the Commission’s emphasis on interpretation and preservation of Gullah Geechee culture. Through concurrent workshops, there will be discussions on community organization, community development, land preservation, farming/agriculture, education, and elevation of Gullah Geechee culture. Other subjects may be included as appropriate.
Additional meeting highlights will include updates on the role of the Commission as advocates in support of heritage areas throughout the country. As one of 49 heritage areas, the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor has been able to
provide leadership in garnering public support in recognizing what heritage areas can bring to local communities.
The general public as well as local organizations are cordially invited to participate in what the Commission hopes will be a robust and productive discussion.
To learn more about the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, the public is invited to visit its web site: www.gullahgeecheecorridor.org