Cape Girardeau NAACP Annual Membership Drive

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 6:00 pm

Osage Centre

The Cape Girardeau organization will hold a membership drive. The speaker will be Arnold Woods Jr. He is a native of Carbondale, Illinois and graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. After marrying his wife, Gretchen Arleen Hanes, he moved to Cape Girardeau where his career as a college financial aid administrator at Southeast Missouri State University and local and state president of NAACP began. He holds a lifetime membership with the national organization and has served the NAACP in many capacities. He is currently first vice president of the Des Moines, Iowa, branch, immediate past president of the Des Moines branch, immediate past president of Iowa and Nebraska State NAACP Conference and First Vice President of Iowa and Nebraska State Conferences of Branches. Free refreshments and entertainment will be provided. For more information contact Pat McBride, president of Cape Girardeau NAACP at (573) 353-7334 or


Osage Centre
1625 N. Kingshighway St., Cape Girardeau, MO