Mission Carroll County Md. NAACP Branch #7014

Our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Our vision is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.

The NAACP works to educate all political candidates to support policies that improve access to quality education and economic opportunity, criminal justice reform, the environment, healthcare and youth empowerment, with a dedication to removing race-based hatred and discrimination from society.

For questions or more information, please contact me directly: kevindayhoff@gmail.com Kevin Dayhoff, Carroll County NAACP secretary. Thanks.

Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014 Executive Officers and Executive Board Nov. 10, 2016: https://ccnaacp7014.blogspot.com/2018/01/carroll-county-naacp-branch-7014.html

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tribute to Jim Reter

Tribute to Jim Reter

February 1, 2018

Longstanding Carroll County NAACP member Jim Reter passed away on January 2, 2018. 

For those who are not aware, Jim was one of the first members of the Carroll County NAACP when the branch reformed in May 1999, after an absence from the community since 1993.

Jim was a firefighter, an Army veteran of the Korean War and Delegate Nancy Stocksdale’s brother.

On Jan. 20, 2018, Carroll County NAACP member Larry Helminiak wrote, “Remembering Jim Reter”

When I think of the Republican Party in Carroll County, I think of Jim Reter. I remember going to vote at the polling place and seeing Jim Reter passing out Republican literature. I remember going to Republican dinners and seeing Jim Reter's name on table signs.

In 2002 I became a member of the Carroll County Republican Central Committee. Jim Reter was there.

What I'm saying is that every time I went to anything Republican, Jim Reter was there.

A few years ago my son and I attended an NAACP fundraising dinner and saw that Jim Reter had a table.

Turns out that Jim was an NAACP member, and convinced me to join. I have been a member ever since.

Jim was a great person and a great Republican and will be sorely missed.

Larry Helminiak
Chairman
Carroll County Republican Central Committee
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January 7, 2018

With heavy hearts, the Carroll County Republican Central Committee CCRCC reports the passing of a great Carroll County Republican, Jim Reter. Recently, Mr. Reter's years of service were recognized by the CCRCC with the Reese Starner Award. Join us in praying for God's comfort for Jim's beloved family and friends as they mourn his loss.

Obituary for James Ellsworth Reter

James Ellsworth "Jim" Reter, 86, of Westminster, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Levindale Hospital in Baltimore.

Jim was born on October 24, 1931 in Baltimore and was the son of the late William Henry and Susie Rebecca Reter. He was the long-time companion of Louise Black of Westminster.

Jim was a veteran of the United States Army and served as a Corporal during the Korean War, from 1951 to 1954.

He was a graduate of Franklin High School, class of 1948; and Western Maryland College in 1957 with a Masters of Business Administration in Economics. Jim began his working career at his family's store, "Reter's Groceries,” in Glyndon.

He was the Comptroller for Carroll County Public Schools, and during retirement owned his own tax business, James E. Reter Company, Inc., until 2016. Jim was serving as a current elected official for the Carroll County Republican Central Committee.

Jim was a volunteer fireman at Glyndon Volunteer Fire Department for many years, and was honored as Firefighter of the Year in 1986.

He was actively involved in numerous organizations including the Kiwanis Club where he served as past president, V.F.W. Molleville Farm Post #467, Westminster, and American Legion Carroll Post #31…

Westminster, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1381, Korean War Veterans Association Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313, Historical Society of Carroll County, Carroll County Arts Council, the Board at Parrs Ridge Community, and the Church of the Ascension in Westminster. Jim enjoyed traveling and politics.

Surviving him are sons Ron Reter, William Reter II and wife Kathy, Thomas Reter and wife Susan all of Westminster; brother Calvin Reter and wife Betty of Reisterstown; sister Nancy Stocksdale of Westminster; 6 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.



Feb. 17, 2018 annual Carroll County Republican Party Legislative Breakfast

Feb. 17, 2018 annual Carroll County Republican Party Legislative Breakfast

On Jan. 20, 2018, the Carroll County Republican Party sent out the following information:

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Carroll County Republican Party invites you to "Make Breakfast Great Again"

Join us on Saturday, February 17, 2018 for a breakfast with great guest speakers including Carroll County's delegation to Annapolis.  Topics include the latest news from the Maryland General Assembly, the 2018 election, Maryland's sanctuary state status, and more.

Best Western Hotel
451 WMC Drive in Westminster
8:30AM to 11AM
$40 per person

Please RSVP by calling 410-707-9063 or emailing us at carrollmdrepublicans@gmail.com


We accept checks and cash at the door, and will be able to accept online payments soon.


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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

NAACP monthly meeting reminder – THIS evening Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018


NAACP monthly meeting reminder – THIS evening Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

This month, our meeting will take place this evening, Jan. 25, 2018 at 7 p.m. in 1st floor conference room Carroll Non-Profit Ctr on 255 Clifton Blvd.

Also attached please find a membership application form. As the membership chair, John Lewis is fond of saying, “Membership is Power.” Print out the attached form and invite a friend to join today.

Monthly meetings are every 4th Thur. of the month at 7 p.m. in 1st floor conference room Carroll Non-Profit Ctr on 255 Clifton Blvd.


Posted by CC NAACP Branch 7014 Secretary Kevin Dayhoff. I can be reached at kevindayhoff@gmail.com for any questions.


Time mag: Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 “Martin Luther King Jr. Day” By Frances Romero

Time mag: Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 “Martin Luther King Jr. Day” By Frances Romero



"This is not a black holiday; it is a people's holiday," said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on Nov. 2, 1983. But in the complicated history of Martin Luther King, Jr Day, it has only recently been a holiday for all the people, all the time.

Fifteen years earlier, on April 4, 1968, Mrs. King had lost her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to an assassin's bullet. In the months after the death of the civil rights icon, Congressman John Conyers Jr. of Michigan introduced the first legislation seeking to make King's birthday, Jan. 15, a federal holiday. The King Memorial Center in Atlanta was founded around the same time, and it sponsored the first annual observance of King's birthday, in January 1969, almost a decade and a half before it became an official government-sanctioned holiday. Before then, individual states including Illinois, Massachusetts and Connecticut had passed their own bills celebrating the occasion.

The origins of the holiday are mired in racism, politics, and conspiracy. Three years after Conyers introduced preliminary legislation in 1968, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference — which King headed from its inception until his death — presented Congress with a petition signed by more than 3 million people supporting a King holiday. The bill languished in Congress for eight years, unable to gain enough support until President Jimmy Carter, former governor of Georgia and the first Democratic President since Lyndon Johnson, vowed to support a King holiday.


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Carroll County Arts Center is showing a documentary film STEP on January 26, 2018



The Carroll County Arts Center is showing a documentary film STEP on January 26, 2018

“STEP” is an inspiring documentary of the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team in inner-city Baltimore.

The film is sponsored by JeannieBird Baking Company and hosted by FLIC - Film Lovers in Carroll County and Carroll Arts Center

Westminster Md. - The Carroll County Arts Center (CCAC) is showing a Documentary film STEP on January 26, 2018 at 1 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., highlighting three Senior members of the STEP dance team @ the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women in Baltimore City.

The film documents their senior year preparing for the STEP competition at Bowie State College along with preparation for college entrance. The film shows the young women striving to be the first in their families to attend college and make dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the city.

According to the JeannieBird Baking Company, “this Friday we’re sponsoring two showings of the hip documentary Step at the @carrollartscenter AND we’ll be sampling some of our sweets in the lobby before the evening show!

“STEP is an inspiring documentary of the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team in inner-city Baltimore. The evening screening will be followed with a short step performance by The Lethal Ladies of BLYSW (pronounced bliss.)”

It won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, the Audience Award for Best Feature at the 2017 Sundance American Film Institute Doc’s Festival and the NAACP Image Award.

The young women will be performing live after the movie and then doing a Q&A from the audience. Jeannie Bird Bakery is sponsoring the film. For more information go to www.CarrollCountyArtsCouncil.org.

Film Lovers in Carroll County

91 W Main St, Westminster, Maryland 21157

Monday, January 22, 2018

Jan. 27, 2018 9 am Martins - CC NAACP’s 15th Annual MLK Breakfast

Jan. 27, 2018 9 am Martins - CC NAACP’s 15th Annual MLK Breakfast

Do you have your tickets yet for this Saturday’s 15th Annual MLK Breakfast?

On Saturday, Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 9 a.m., Silver Oak Academy Program Director Mr. Kevin McLeod will be the guest speaker at the 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast at Martin’s of Westminster, sponsored by the Carroll County NAACP Branch 7014.

Tickets are still available $35 in advance $40 at the door. For tickets or additional information, please contact: Jean Lewis (410) 861-6872 or Charlotte Brown (410) 861-7890

The breakfast is a Carroll County winter tradition and always well attended. We look forward to seeing you at the breakfast.

Any questions, please contact President Jean. She may be reached at 410-861-6872 at home or (443) 386-7191 or jjlewis2@comcast.net Jean also texts…

Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014 Executive Officers and Executive Board Nov. 10, 2016


Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014 Executive Officers and Executive Board Nov. 10, 2016: From left to right - President Jean Lewis, 1st Vice President:  Dr. Pam Zappardino, Assistant Treasurer:  Dr. Charles Collyer, Treasurer:  Vaughn Paylor, Secretary:  Kevin Dayhoff, 2nd Vice President:  John Lewis, and
3rd Vice President:  Rodney Morris. (Photo by Caroline Babylon)

NAACP STATEMENT ON ENDORSEMENTS OF POLITICAL CANDIDATES OR PARTIES BALTIMORE, MD – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and does not endorse candidates or political parties, or engage in direct campaigning.

As the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, the NAACP actively works with our more than 2,000 branches to inform and encourage civic engagement through voter registration activities and public forums, and actively opposes voter discrimination and other policies that make it more difficult for citizens to cast their ballot.

The NAACP works to educate all political candidates to support policies that improve access to quality education and economic opportunity, criminal justice reform, the environment, healthcare and youth empowerment, with a dedication to removing race-based hatred and discrimination from society.

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Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. You can read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas here. (Feb 11, 2016 http://www.naacp.org/latest/naacp-statement-on-endorsements-of-political-candidates-or-parties/)

For questions or more information, please contact me directly: kevindayhoff@gmail.com Kevin Dayhoff, Carroll County NAACP secretary. Thanks.


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NAACP Carroll Co. Branch #7014
255 Clifton Blvd. Suite 203
Westminster, MD 21157


Jan. 22, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Mission Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014

Mission Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014

Our mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Our vision is to ensure a society in which all individuals have equal rights and there is no racial hatred or racial discrimination.

The NAACP works to educate all political candidates to support policies that improve access to quality education and economic opportunity, criminal justice reform, the environment, healthcare and youth empowerment, with a dedication to removing race-based hatred and discrimination from society.

For questions or more information, please contact me directly: kevindayhoff@gmail.com Kevin Dayhoff, Carroll County NAACP secretary. Thanks.

Carroll County NAACP Branch #7014 Executive Officers and Executive Board Nov. 10, 2016: https://ccnaacp7014.blogspot.com/2018/01/carroll-county-naacp-branch-7014.html

Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ccnaacp/


Jan. 21, 2018

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Carroll Arts Center celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 15, 2018 at 1 pm and 7:30 pm with “Hidden Figures”

Carroll Arts Center celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 15, 2018 at 1 pm and 7:30 pm with “Hidden Figures”

Carroll Arts Center Westminster Md. Dec. 5, 2017 Dec. 22, 2017 - - Carroll Arts Center celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with “Hidden Figures”

The Carroll County Arts Council has a tradition of presenting thought-provoking programs in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This year they will screen the 2016 film Hidden Figures on Monday, January 15 at 1 pm and 7:30 pm. As this is a day of service, they will offer free admission to anyone who has volunteered for a non-profit organization during the past year.

Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle MonĂ¡e.) Brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

The matinee showing at 1 pm will have open captioning to increase the enjoyment of movies at the Arts Center for those with hearing impairments. The 7:30 pm showing will have captioning if requested in advance. Assistive Listening Devices are always available.

Sponsored by Carroll Community College, Hidden Figures runs 2 hrs 7 mins and is rated PG. Tickets are $7 for adults; $6 for ages 25 & under and ages 60 & up. CCAC Members get additional 10% off. Tickets can be purchased on-line or at the box office. There is no snow date.

The Carroll Arts Center is located at 91 West Main Street in downtown Westminster. For more information go to www.CarrollCountyArtsCouncil.org or call 410/848-7272.

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“Hidden Figures.” Mon. Jan 15 at 1 pm & 7:30 pm. In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, CCAC presents “Hidden Figures” – the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. $6-7. Free admission to anyone who has volunteered for a non-profit organization during the past year. Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157. 410-848-7272. www.CarrollCountyArtsCouncil.org.




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