Kellogg Community College invites community members to join KCC students and employees on a field trip to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday, Feb. 23.
The cost for the trip, which includes transportation and admission to the Freedom Center, is $25 for community members and KCC employees and $15 for KCC students. Lunch is not included.
TaNisha Parker, manager of Student Life at KCC, said the trip is being conducted in observance of Black History Month and will allow participants to tour exhibits highlighting stories about freedom’s heroes from the time of the Underground Railroad through the present day.
“We are very excited to host this field trip for KCC students and the Battle Creek community,” Parker said. “It is a great opportunity for us to learn more about history and explore the lifelike exhibits.”
The bus will depart from the Circle Drive on KCC’s North Avenue campus at 7 a.m. Feb. 23 and will return at approximately 10 p.m. that night.
People interested in going on the trip can register in the Student Life Office on KCC’s North Avenue campus until 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. For more information about the trip, contact the Student Life Office at 269-965-3931 ext. 2634 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, visit www.freedomcenter.org.
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