Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition & Penn Center Heritage Days Presents a “Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop”
Heritage Days Celebration 2014
Landowners, Farmers & Heirs Property Workshop
Friday, November 7, 2014
9 am to 1 pm
Frissell Community House at Penn Center, Inc.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
St. Helena Island, SC 29920
9-9:30 am Registration
9:30-9:35 am Welcome Address by Walter Mack of Penn Center Land Use Program
9:35-9:45 am “Legacy of Land on the Sea Islands” and Introduction of Speakers by Queen Quet, Founder, Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net)
9:45-10:00 am State Conservationist Jack Lewis of South Carolina Natural Resources & Conservation Services (NRCS)
10:00-10:15 am County Executive Director William Koger of Farm Services Agencies (FSA)
10:15-10:30 am District Conservationist Diane M. Leone of USDA-NRCS for Beaufort & Jasper Counties
10:30-11 am Q & A moderated by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com)
11-11:15 am Break
11:15-11:45 am “Heirs Property Overview” by Attorney Willie Heyward of the Heirs Property Law Center
11:45 am-Noon Q & A moderated by Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com)
Noon-1:00 pm “Heirs Property In African American Communities” Book Signing and Lunch
FREE Registration for all! Call (843) 838-2432 or email GullGeeCo@aol.com to register in advance.
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