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Feb 07

The Orlando Magic celebrates Black History Month

Via the Orlando Magic:

The Orlando Magic celebrates February as Black History Month with a variety of activities, highlighted by the Magic’s African-American Chamber Business After Hours reception on February 22 at Amway Center for more than 200 African-American community leaders. Also, “Young Blacks in Action” and “Revelation Acappella” will perform during home games on February 8 and 23, respectively.

The Magic is also proud sponsors of numerous community events including: the Mayors’ Black History Month Luncheon benefiting United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Orange County Black History Month Celebration & Gala, supporters of the Wells’Built Museum’s Trailblazers Recognition luncheon, the Zora Neale Hurston Festival and the City of Orlando’s Celebrate Black History Committee Scholarship given to one local high school senior.

During this month, the Magic reflect on the rich heritage and many contributions made by African-Americans. The Magic is committed to creating an environment in which employees, community partners and fans feel welcome, valued and appreciated. The team celebrates diversity and embraces its many characteristics and the value it brings to both business and community—understanding what can be accomplished when everyone works together to achieve legendary moments.

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