Brigham to highlight Juneteenth Celebration

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Two-time Emmy Award winner Willa Brigham will appear at the inaugural Juneteenth Celebration.

The festival is June 19 from 2-6 p.m. at Westbrook Park.

Brigham is an inspirational speaker and writer who hosts the television show, “Smart Start Kids.”

Residents can enjoy community booths, gospel singing, children’s games, a walk-a-thon, adult extreme hip-hop, Things on Wheels (vehicle show) and a Carver Cemetery honoring ancestors.

Free refreshments and prizes will be furnished by the Mount Olive chapter of the Carver Alumni & Friends Association, Inc.

Email lfpowell13@aol.com or carriekornegay@gmail.com for more information.

Town officials said the celebration will become an annual event.

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