Central Texas College will hold its sixth annual Black History Month celebration Tuesday in the Anderson Campus Center (Bldg. 156). This year’s theme is “Service and Sacrifice: A Salute to our African-American Military Heroes.” The event starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social and the program is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m.

The guest speaker is Chief Warrant Officer-3 Christopher Royal, a survivor of the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood shooting and founder of the 32 Still Standing Foundation, a nonprofit charity established to provide financial support for survivors of the shooting and their families.

Entertainment for the CTC Black History month celebration includes musicians, dancers and vocalists. The event is free and open to the public.

Contact M. Clare Haefner at chaefner@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7551.

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