Dr. Clarice Ford, director of the UIS Diversity Center, will be a speaker at the 90th Anniversary Banquet for Calvary Baptist Church and the East Springfield Nehemiah Project for urban renewal. The event will be held August 23 at the Northfield Inn Conference Center at 2 p.m.
The Nehemiah Project built 25 affordable home new homes last summer. Thirty more are planned this summer.
Banquet tickets are $50.00 each. For ticket information, contact Calvary Baptist Church at (217) 544-1424 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A few tickets will also be available at the door.