Juneteenth Committee Seeking Sponsors and Orgs

News  |  Published May 13, 2024

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The Juneteenth Celebration committee is seeking sponsors, organizations to participate in the Empowerment Fair, and vendors. All are welcome to come in the spirit of unity and solidarity, as a community celebration of Juneteenth takes place Friday, June 14 from 3 to 8 pm at Camden City Arena.

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Today, Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a time for reflection and rejoicing. It is a time for assessment, self-improvement, and for planning the future.

On the platform of the Liberty Stage at Camden City Arena, various artists and community leaders will present encouraging and cultural expressions to celebrate the fourth annual Juneteenth Celebration. There will be music for all, from gospel to rap, to help us dance in celebration of our greatness. Poets and dancers will also mount the Liberty Stage with excitement.

Attendees can take an Empowerment Stroll where various vendors will be presenting information to improve the quality of lives of our citizens Receive information from healthcare providers, bankers and other community agencies. There will be something for all that is worth your time as we celebrate.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. There is no cost for admission or for any of the food and beverages served. There will be some onsite vendors with items for purchase.

Links to sponsor, vendor and empowerment fair forms can be found at https://experiencecamdensc.com/event/juneteenth-celebration/