Juneteenth celebration held Saturday

By Darlene Hooker

DeQuincy’s 2021 Juneteenth celebration was held at the campus of Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, June 19.

There were games for the youth, music and food for all attendees.

Terry Holmes had a display of historical memorabilia from both slavery and Civil Rights eras. Cindy Robertson of Micah 6:8 Mission and Disaster Justice Network assisted several residents by providing valuable information to address FEMA problems they were having

Seymour Pullam, Jr. and the HLH Memorial Fund were sponsors. Other sponsors included Brookshire’s, Walmart, and Coca~Cola.

Pullam is president of the Grand Ave. Gym Board and is also president of the P.R.D.&G Alumni Association.