There will be a general meeting of the Yancey/Mitchell Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 10:00am. This will be the first meeting of the Branch since wthey received notice of the approval of their charter on Feb. 16, 2014. The meeting will take place at Griffith Chapel in Burnsville, NC, address: 65 Lester Lane (off of Lincoln Park Rd). The meeting will be facilitated by Laurel Ashton, Field Secretary for the NC NAACP. At this meeting they will be discussing the upcoming election of Officers for the Branch and the duties of these positions. Once elected by secret ballot at a future meeting, these officers will serve two-year terms. They will also be discussing the Committees for the Branch. If you have questions please call 828-284-8507.