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2007 Black Expo highlights African-American businesses

WILMINGTON -- African-American businesses in the community will be highlighted Saturday in Wilmington. The 11th annual Black Expo will be held at Cape Fear Community College. The event gives minorities an opportunity to learn how to open their own businesses and to see what businesses there are in our area. There will also be a health pavilion offering free screenings. Black Expo spokesperson Gerry McCants said, "New Hanover Regional will sponsor, will provide people with info about diabetes, all health-related issues." The 11th annual Black Expo starts at 11 Saturday morning and continues until six p.m. at the Cape Fear Community College Schwartz Center on Front Street in downtown Wilmington, Victoria Rowell, best known for her work on "The Young and the Restless" is the keynote speaker.

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