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Members of the TP NAACP Youth Council interview at HTV10. Photo provided.

The Terrebonne Parish NAACP Youth Council is pleased to present their upcoming Juneteenth Event, centered around the theme “Reimagining Togetherness!”

 

Juneteenth, also referred to as America’s Second Independence Day, is a federal holiday in the United States which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Celebrations date as far back as 1865, originating in Galveston, Texas, and eventually making their way across the country. Houma, alongside Thibodaux, will once again host a special event celebrating the holiday this year.


 

The Houma Juneteenth event will offer health screenings, food, speeches from elected officials, choirs, soloists, and much more. The following vendors/performers will be present:

 

  • Health Screening Vendors 
    • TGMC Mobile Clinic
    • TPCG Public Health Unit
    • Teche Action Clinic
    • NAP
    • Center of Thought
    • Aetna Medicare Solutions
    • LA Workforce Commission
    • Sisters of Strength & Knowledge
    • Action Network United Parish
  • Food Vendors
    • Fries and Chicken
    • Le’sen E’sen Dae’een Da Dee
    • Arte Sweets From Heaven
    • Father & Son Seafood Boiled
    • Boiled Shrimp and Sides
    • Boiled Turkey Neck and Sides
    • Special Fruit Punch
    • Carmen’s Snow Balls and Drinks
  • Juneteenth Reflection
    • Terrebonne Ministerial Alliance
    • Pastor Vincent Fusilier Members
  • Elected Officials
    • Terrebonne Parish Elected Officials
    • Terrebonne Parish School Board Members
    • Terrebonne Parish Council Members
    • NAACP Voter Registration
  • Clothing Booths
    • JB I’Janea-Brenee Boutique
    • African Dream World
  • Guest Choirs
    • Celestin Sisters
    • God’s Creation Mass Choir (Director Nick Ward)
    • New Zion Baptist Church (Pastor David Gilton)
    • The Sound (Director Jarda Westly)
    • Ron Hadley and the Worship Squad
  • Soloists
    • Aretha Celestin & Jordan James
    • Wanda Beo
    • A’Khari Rainey
  • Guest Soloist
    • DeJae Broomfield
    • Lafourche Parish Councilman
    • DJ Brown

 

The Houma Juneteenth event will take place at the Dumas Auditorium, 301 West Tunnel Boulevard on Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. For more information, please call (985) 381-3379.