Reverend Dr. De Forest B. Soaries, Jr. was the keynote speaker.
Thursday, February 28
Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield ended the month of February by celebrating Black History Month with its sixth annual visit by the Newark Boys Chorus. Roosevelt’s Sharps and Flats singers joined the Chorus in musical selections. The keynote speaker of the morning’s celebration was Reverend Dr. De Forest B. Soaries, Jr, Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset. Dr. Soaries also holds the distinction of serving as New Jersey's 30th Secretary of State, making him the first African-American male to serve as a constitutional officer of the state. He is also an author and a former chairman of the United States Election Assistance Commission. His message to the entire study body, numbering more than …
Religious leader, author, and mediator Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. is the featured speaker.
Saturday, February 9
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND: Roosevelt Intermediate School’s 6thAnnual Black History Assembly Friday, February 22, 2013 9:00 AM 301 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ Featuring: Rev. Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. – Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset. Among his other distinctions as religious leader, author, mediator, etc., from Jan. 12, 1999 to Jan. 15, 2002, Dr. Soaries served as New Jersey's 30th Secretary of State making him the first African-American male to serve as a constitutional officer of the state. The Newark Boys Chorus will also attend. For more information, contact: Pam Friedman, email@example.com