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NAACP holds installation ceremony in Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The Savannah branch of the NAACP held their 2013 installation ceremony Sunday.

Folks gathered at the St. Philip AME church to support the new officers and executive committee of the Savannah branch, who will serve for the next two year term.

Al Scott was named president of the chapter. the group says that are ready to get 2013 underway and to look at the serious issues ahead of them.

"We are concerned about crime, we are concerned about gun violence, we are concerned about most of the issues that are facing this community and this country and we'll be working to try to address these issues," said Richard Shinhoster, First Vice President of the Savannah chapter of the NAACP

Folks in the community were invited to come to today's event to celebrate all that has been accomplished through the NAACP here in Savannah

"We are just happy to see the support that we have for the NAACP and we just believe that this is evidence of the work that we have done over the years."

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