Paine College Chapter of NAACP host “This is My Vote” Rally

Posted by lsuggs | 10/12/2012 03:35 AM

(AUGUSTA, GA) – The Paine College NAACP Chapter will host “This is My Vote” Rally & Candidate Forum to encourage the community to exercise their right to vote. 

The Rally will take place during the annual PaineFest activities on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2 p.m. on the campus of Paine College. PaineFest, filled with activities for the entire family, is an annual festival that is designed to bridge the community with the college.  The Festival is free and open to the public.  “This is My Vote” Rally will allow the campus community, PaineFest attendees and CSRA residents to meet the candidates and learn more about their platforms and agendas.

This event will take place on the Peters Campus Center Veranda. All community leaders and representatives of the media are invited to attend.
All candidates who wish to participate in “This is My Vote” Rally are invited to contact Kara Shipp, President, Paine College Chapter of the NAACP, at 404-565-8839 or email

Members of the press can contact Leah Suggs in the Office of Communications and Marketing at 706-821-8322 or via email:  Candidates may purchase information booths for the Festival at the discounted cost of $30.00, however, all Candidates may participate in the Rally free of charge.

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