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Event Date: 06/17/2017
Juneteenth Summer Celebration an Business Expo
Closing the Gap of Mid Ga, Inc
Sherranda Ivey
2050 Watson Blvd, Suite B1
Warner Robins, GA 31093 USA

Closing the Gap of Mid GA, in partnership with the Warner Robins Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will host a Juneteenth Summer Celebration and Black Business Expo on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 9am-8pm, at Curtis Office Suites and Event Center, located at 2050 Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins, GA  31093. The event will provide an opportunity for business owners to network and display their goods and services to a diverse audience. Furthermore, this Juneteenth Celebration will offer FREE admission to all guests for all events; therefore, we anticipate an estimated 150-200 attendees throughout the course of the day. Juneteenth Celebration activities will include a health fair, business expo, teen summit, ‘State of Black Business’ panel discussions with business leaders and experts, an opportunity to meet and greet local candidates, and live entertainment. We are seeking business professionals to serve on the discussion panels, and are inviting families to come out and take advantage of the fun events and resources that will be available to them.

Vendor opportunities (exhibitor booths) are available for the event. Costs are $25.00 for outside space, and $35.00 for inside space.  Vendors must provide their own tables. For more information on the Juneteenth Celebration, please contact Closing The Gap Mid GA at 478-239-0284 or email

9am - 11am        FREE Health Screenings and Health Fair
12pm - 2pm        Teen Summit: Topics to include bullying, suicide prevention, and more

   Vendor Set-Up    Saturday, June 17, 8:30am - 11am
12pm Noon Flag Ceremony Honoring Our Veterans
12pm - 6pm        Business Expo (All Day Event)
12:30pm - 1:15pm    Minority Access to Capital/Banking Black (panel discussion)
2pm - 2:45pm        African-Inspired Fashion Show

3pm - 3:45pm        Business Development, Q&A: Starting/Growing/Keeping your business,
Tips on How to Buy the Block, Support BOB Movement

4pm - 4:45pm        Poets, Singers, Dancers
5pm - 6pm        Meet & Greet Local Political Candidates (Drop in, Q&A), CTG Team
6:30            Vendor Break-Down/Clean up

9pm            Music Concert & Live entertainment for the entire family/