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SECOND ANNUAL LONG ISLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN-CARIBBEAN PARADE & FESTIVAL SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 AT 10:00AM (4673 hits)

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SECOND ANNUAL LONG ISLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN-CARIBBEAN PARADE & FESTIVAL SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 AT 10:00AM

A DAY TO COME TOGETHER TO EMBRACE OUR HERITAGE

Hempstead, NY-Youth Empowerment Institute Inc. and the Economic Opportunity Commission along with Women of Integrity will be holding its Second Annual Long Island African American/Caribbean Parade and Festival on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 10:00 AM. The paradeís scenic routes where you can capture history taking place will start on Holloway & N. Main Street, Freeport N.Y. and end between Washington Avenue and Front Street in Hempstead, NY. This is a parade that you donít want to miss, bringing together the community to celebrate a day of fun and festival.

Phil Andrews, President of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has been selected to serve as the Grand Marshall for the 2014 Parate and Festival.

"It is an honor to serve as Grand Marshall at this year's parade and festival. It is an opportunity to showcase our culture at the highest levels. The long Island region will benefit significantly from the growth of this parade and festival. It is an excellent opportunity for our entire community of stakeholders to spend quality time together in a fun and festive atmosphere." Phil Andrews, President, Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

The parade is set to bring together leading civic organizations, business community, non-for-profits and citizens on Long Island for a festive event. The parade will be celebrating Long Islandís African American Caribbean community; rich cultural history. The parade and festival is set to host a variety of performances that will have you dancing and singing throughout this historic event, and speakers who will enlighten you on the importance of the rich heritage of African Americans on Long Island. There will be a variety of fine cuisines from the African American Diaspora. A Health Pavilion will be available for you to sign up for health insurance and free health screenings will be available to the community. African Americans are at the highest risk for Diabetes and High Blood Pressure so itís imperative that you get a health screening that will be provided at the festival. The Kiddy Corner will be available for children to enjoy activities in a family friendly environment.

The African American Caribbean Heritage Parade and Festivalís objectives are to showcase the richness of the African American Community on Long Island, EDUCATE our youth and allow them to experience African American pride by embracing its legacy. Volunteers are needed for this event and we are encouraging college and high school students looking to receive community service credits to be a part of the Second Annual Long Island African American Heritage Parade and Festival. Contact us today at 516-564-6857. Vending opportunities are available and performing artists are encouraged to contact us today. For information on participating in the African American Caribbean Parade and Festival, feel free to contact us at 516-564-6857.

For media inquiries regarding the Second Annual Long Island African American-Caribbean Heritage Parade and Festival please contact 516-564-6857 or submit and email to tahadfestival@gmail.com.
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