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Ada Jenkins Center Juneteenth Celebration

by | Jun 9, 2021


Juneteenth is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of African-Americans who had been enslaved.

On Saturday, June 19 (11am-2pm), the Ada Jenkins Center is holding a free, community-wide celebration featuring:
* a Proclamation by Davidson Mayor Rusty Knox
* a LEARN Works student sharing what freedom means to him
* historic dialog presented by spoken word poet Chandra DuBose
* keynote speech from Pastor Bobby Kerns
* music and entertainment
* food trucks (Hopper’s Soul Food, Dan Good Cue)
* children’s activities – bounce house, face painting, and more
* FREE​ lunch for the first 200 people who stop by the Welcome Tent!
Limited vendor tables may be available; contact [email protected] to learn more.
Many thanks to the sponsors making this community event possible: Atrium Health, Newell Brands Charitable Foundation, the Brenda H. Tapia Family Foundation, Davidson College, Davidson Wine Co., the Town of Davidson, and Wade Associates.
Thanks to our generous sponsors, lunch will be complimentary for the first 200 people to check in at the Welcome Tent! For more information click here or contact Events Manager Mardee Woodward.

We need volunteers! This is a great volunteer opportunity for teens (and anyone); click here to sign up.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Brenda H. Tapia Foundation, Davidson College, Davidson Wine Company, Town of Davidson, Wade and Associates

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