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Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Black Marriage Day Weekend March 23rd -24th At @thewrightmuseum
Black Marriage Day Weekend
Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey, NBC former Biggest Loser Carla Triplett, Praise 102.7FM midday host and assistant program director Randi Myles Randi Myles and other Detroit notables will gather at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24, to celebrate Black Marriage Day 2012. This will mark the second straight year that the museum has partnered with another well-established, community-based nonprofit in Detroit, the Marriage Resource Center, to promote the African American family through this national initiative
Ms. Winfrey will help to open Black Marriage Day 2012 Friday evening by delivering the keynote address, "Marriage Is For Us," with her husband, Tyrone Winfrey, chief of staff for the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan. Couples will gain valuable insight to help strengthen their marriage from other special guests throughout the entire weekend event, plus they will be able to renew their vows, dine and dance the night away, compete against other couples for prizes and more.
Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.brownpapertickets.com, by phone at (800) 838-3006, or at the Museum for $50 per couple and $30 per individual, and a special rate of $45 for couples that have been married at The Wright Museum. They can be purchased for $55 per couple and $35 per individual at the door on Friday evening, March 23. Sponsors of this event include Meijer, Best Western PLUS Sterling Inn, Songs of Solomon Marriage Ministries, and B.L.A.C.Detroit magazine.
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