National Sickle Cell Anemia Month is celebrating its 30th anniversary in September.

The Central Texas Sickle Cell Anemia Association is presenting a musical celebration known as “Central Texas Best — Part I and II.” Musical groups, singers, mime teams, praise teams, praise dancers from all over Central Texas will perform at these two events.

Event 1 is at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in Killeen at Rivers of Living Waters. Pastor is Bishop Darryl Shaw.

Event 2 begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 28, at the Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church in Waco. Pastor is the Rev. Melvin Petty.

To schedule a performance in Killeen, call A.J. Reed at 254-338-5139 or Ruby Graham at 254-432-4136.

To perform in Waco, call the Rev. Gene Carter at 254-752-3441.

These are free events, but a love offering will be accepted.

Call 254-752-3441.

Contact Teresa Tankersley at or (254)501-7542​

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