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FSC’s 46th Annual Celebration

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The Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund celebrates 46th years of Stellar Services to famers and landowners throughout the world on August 15-17, 2013. This award winning organization serves communities, individuals, churches, and others in times of uncertainties with quality leadership according to Omerio Dotson, Founding Member of Winston County Self Help Cooperative. We joined forces with the FSC in 1985 to help stop the hemorrhage of land loss among African Americans. We are thankful to Ben Burkett and others for providing trainings and seed money for numerous projects to generate income from the natural resources. 
 
2013’s celebration starts with the 12th Annual Estelle Witherspoon Lifetime Achievement Award Banquet on August 15, 7:00p.m at the Birmingham Sheraton Hotel 2101 Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. This year’s honoree is Reverend C.T. Vivian, a living legend of the Civil Rights Movement and a known social justice advocate. On Friday &Saturday activities will occur at FSC/LAF Rural Training and Research Center in Epes, Alabama. Friday starts with workshops focused on delivering services to create sustainability in rural Communities and concludes with annual fish fry and auction. Saturday’s festivities include Prayer Breakfast and FSC Executive Director Ralph Paige’s State of the Union Address. For more information, contact MS. Jackie Ward, Sr. Executive Assistant Federation of Southern Cooperative/Land Assistance Fund (404)765-0991.            
 
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Winston County Self Help Cooperative
Alabama
Agriculture
Farming
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