Jasper superintendent guest at NAACP dinner

The Hilton Head Island/Bluffton NAACP will hold its annual Freedom Fund Dinner and Awards Program at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sun City Hilton Head's Pinckney Hall. The theme of the event is "And How are the Children?" The keynote speaker is Dr. Vashti K. Washington, superintendent for the Jasper County School District. The 2010 Keepers of the Flame Award recipients will be recognized. Tickets are $35 each, $60 per couple or $300 for a table of 10. Tickets are available at Burke's Main Street Pharmacy on Hilton Head. They can also be purchased via mail. Send checks payable to "NAACP -- HHI/Bluffton Branch" to P.O. Box 21727, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925. Details: hhi.blufftonnaacp@hotmail.com