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Black Connections Juneteenth Expo – Military Retirees Club Inc – Richmond Virginia

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Black Connections Juneteenth Expo - Military Retirees Club Inc - Richmond Virginia
Over 50 black-owned businesses, food trucks, speakers, & entertainment. We are changing the narrative one black business at a time.

About this event

The Expo is sold out for vendors. But if you would like to get involved with our Virtual Expos click blackconnectionsllc.com/event

Our Goal

Support black-owned businesses. We need to put our community first at all times, just like every other community puts their communities first. It is time for the black community to change the narrative. We need to keep our money in our community and support ourselves.

The Location

The Military Retiree’s Club of Richmond, Virginia, a war veterans organization, was the dream and vision of founders the late Leon Ellis and the late Joseph Steward, both U. S. Army retirees who recognized the need to maintain a sense of comradeship among military retirees and the opportunity to strengthen bonds and relations with the community at large. Their dream and vision were shared by 27 other charter members who came together to organize the Military Retirees Club on June 1, 1972.

We have vendors coming from 19 different states.

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Featured radio station 101.1 THE FAM

Celebrity Security for the event Big Flexx

Morgan McCoy author, keynote speaker, historical interpreter, minister, award-winning actress, and CEO of M.A.M. Inc

Kila B John, BS, MS Guest Speaker

Kula Voncille Rapper

Billy Allen Celebrity Librarian from 3kingvisions

Channel Seven Music

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Important Covid-19 Guidelines:

EVERYONE will have their temperatures taken upon entering the event space. Masks are always to be worn except for when drinking and eating. Every vendor table will have hand sanitizer. There will be tape markings on the floor one foot in front of all tables for people to stay behind. No temperature, no mask, no entry, no exceptions. If you do not comply with these guidelines you will be asked to leave, there will be no refund.

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