1-877 BLACKPR (252-2577)
For Immediate Release
January 17, 2020
Contact Information

Carla Welborn
cwelborn@alfredstreet.org
mobile 2404757283

(BPRW) FACEBOOK TO HOST THE ALFRED STREET BAPTIST CHURCH FOUNDATION'S LARGEST HBCU COLLEGE FESTIVAL ON THE EAST COAST FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW

Facebook is the Title Sponsor of the Largest HBCU College Festival on the East Coast. McDonald’s and the US Intelligence Community are Partnering with Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation in 2020 as well.

(Black PR Wire) National Harbor, Maryland 

What:                Alfred Street Baptist Church (ASBC) and its Foundation will host its 18th Annual HBCU College Festival Sponsored by Facebook. Once again, this event is designed to enable African American youth to connect with representatives of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), who will provide information on college admission, financial aid, academic disciplines and other areas of college life. Most schools in attendance will offer instant admission, conduct on-site interviews and may even waive application fees.  New this year, the event is $5.00 per person to attend.  However, everyone must register online at alfredstreet.org to attend and enter the event.

Who:                 More than 70 colleges and universities will provide information to more than 10,000 students from across the country. The Festival is organized each year by The Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation. This year’s title sponsor for the third year is Facebook. In addition, McDonald’s and the US Intelligence Community have also joined us as top level sponsors.

Why:                 ASBC and its Foundation are committed to higher education for African American youths.

Since inception in 2003, this festival has connected more than 40,000 students and their parents to academic institutions, with participating HBCUs awarding more than $30 million collectively to festival attendees in the form of scholarships and /or waived fees.

 

When:                Saturday, January 25, 2020

8am – 3:30pm

 

Where:               Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

                           National Harbor, Maryland.

 

ALL Media must RSVP to Carla Welborn at cwelborn@alfredstreet.org.

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