Midtown Celebrity Club prepares for the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth

2015 Juneteenth Flyer, Midtown, communityST. PETERSBURG — Midtown Celebrity Club, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, is busy finalizing the plans for the 2015 Juneteenth Festival that will be the 150th year celebration of the Juneteenth holiday. Juneteenth is the oldest African-American celebration dating back to June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas, which is officially recognized as the end of slavery.

Paulette Jones, president of Midtown Celebrity Club, started the organization with the mission to provide a foundation for youth to promote their creativity, seek out their dreams and believe all wonderful things are possible.

The public is welcomed to all of the Juneteenth activities starting June 14 and ending June 20. For more info, call Paulette Jones at 727-565-6094.

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