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Juneteenth 2022 at Westside Community Center

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

| Free

JUNETEENTH A Celebration with food, inflatables, music, yard games, and vendors!

Sponsored by the Black Employee Networks of both ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66

Saturday, June 18, 2022

11:00 am – 2:30 pm.

Everyone is invited!
Admission is FREE

Westside Community Center
501 S. Bucy Ave., Bartlesville OK 74003

Food vendors, music, inflatables for children, face painting and more!

Guest speaker: Morris McCorvey

There will be a special dedication to honor the life of the late Venson Cumby. In addition, cherished WCC employee Bo Washington will be presented with a lifetime achievement award.

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) celebrates the effective end date of slavery in America, June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. Their arrival came a full two and a half years after the signing of The Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863. Juneteenth is considered the longest-running African American holiday, and on June 17, 2021, it officially became a federal holiday.

For more information about the event, please call WCC at 918-336-6760.

Details

Date:
June 18
Time:
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1184962238919686

Organizer

Westside Community Center
Phone:
918-336.6760
Website:
http://wcc-bville.jimdo.com/all-that-jazz/