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Faith-based appreciation dinner to be hosted at 6 p.m.

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The Honorable Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. & the CHAMPIONS FOR HEALTH cordially invite you to their…

What: Faith-Based Appreciation Dinner
Where: Vicksburg Convention Center, 1600 Briggs Hopson Blvd., Vicksburg, MS
When: Thursday, June 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
Details: Semi-Formal Attire

We will be celebrating and recognizing the work of our local faith-based leadership for their unwavering commitment, dedication, and diligence during the COVID-19 pandemic. These local churches worked collaboratively with the City of Vicksburg to implement COVID-19 Health Literacy outreach activities in the community over the past year. They are continuously working and implementing ways to advance health literacy and address health disparities in our community. In partnership with the CHAMPIONS FOR HEALTH, a great work has and is taking place in the city of Vicksburg. Dr. Fairest Hill, International Motivational Speaker and Recording Artist is the guest speaker. Join us as we recognize our local faith-based organizations.

About Project CHAMPIONS

The COVID-19 Health Literacy, Accessibility, Management, Prevention, Intervention Outcomes and New Skills (CHAMPIONS) for Equitable Communities Project is a two-year initiative designed to advance health literacy and enhance equitable community responses to COVID-19 while identifying and implementing best practices for improving health literacy in Vicksburg. The initiative is a partnership between the City of Vicksburg, Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center, and Jackson State University funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health.

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