Annual Juneteenth Celebration June 19, CareSouth will offer COVID-19 vaccinations
BATON ROUGE (June 7, 2021) —
State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle along with community sponsors will host Annual Juneteenth Celebration June 19, CareSouth will offer COVID-19 vaccinations
BATON ROUGE (June 3, 2021) – State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle, District 61, along with various community sponsors will host the Annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 19, 2021 from noon to 4 p.m. at Gus Young Park, 4200 Gus Young Avenue, in Baton Rouge.
The event will include free food, music by Singer-Guitarist Kenny Neal and the Neal Family and COVID-19 vaccinations administered by CareSouth Medical and Dental. Everyone who gets the vaccine will receive free crawfish or other refreshments and will be entered into a drawing to win $1000.
“We are excited to come together as a community once again to celebrate this important milestone in American History,” said Rep. Marcelle. “It will be a fun event for the whole family.”
“We are honored to be a part of this great community celebration and provide much-needed vaccinations for our residents, especially the younger ones,” said Matthew Valliere, CareSouth CEO.
Additionally, there will be other activities celebrating Juneteenth throughout the month culminating with the Gus Young Park Celebration.
CADAV Juneteenth Celebration June 12, 2021
3200 Harding Blvd.
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Vendors, Food, games, music, 1K Trail Walk
June 18, 2021
Baton Rouge African American Museum (BRAAM) Juneteenth Celebration
Capitol Park Museum
600 N. Fourth St.
Live music, poetry, Keynote Speaker Raymond Jetson
June 19, 2021
Unified Juneteenth Caravan
1750 Foss St.
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Register for the event at Eventbrite.com
Annual Juneteenth Celebration
Gus Young Park
4200 Gus Young Ave.
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Featuring Kenny Neal and the Neal family and free COVID-19 vaccinations
Sponsors include CareSouth Medical and Dental, Louisiana Seafood, Louisiana Feed Your Soul, Entergy, Get Gordon, L’Auberge Casino Hotel, the Community Against Drugs and Violence (CADAV), and the Baton Rouge African American Museum (BRAAM).
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
For more information, call (225) 359-9362.