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For Immediate Release:
January 26, 2017
Media Contact:
Rona Bellamy
rbellam@miamidade.gov
305-375-5694

Commissioner Jordan to host Fourth Annual Black Heritage Festival

Feb. 4 event to feature vendors, entertainment


MIAMI GARDENS – In honor of Black History Month, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan, along with City of Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, will be hosting the 4th Annual Black Heritage Festival on Saturday, February 4, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex Amphitheater, 3000 NW 199th St., in Miami Gardens, FL 33056.

The free event will feature live musical entertainment, dancers, African fashions and arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and children’s activities such as face painting, bounce houses and rock-climbing. Career Source of South Florida and other agencies will be on hand to provide information and services.

Festival goers will enjoy performances by Jesus People Ministries International Gospel Choir, Rebecca “Butterfly” Vaughns, the Junkanoos, Miami Gardens SUPER Soul Steppers, Ronnie “VOP”, Teenear, Simone’s Just Dance Studios, the Viking Freedom Writers and more.

“I urge the community to join me in honoring our culture and history at the 4th Annual Black Heritage Festival,” Commissioner Jordan said. “We have an amazing lineup of performers who will be celebrating the theme ‘Black Excellence.’”

Sponsors for the Black Heritage Festival are EAC Consulting, Inc., Orion Jet Center, Marlins Foundation, Carrie Concessions, IBEW 349, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Holsen Inc. Enterprises, and Banana Wave Milk.

Who:
Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, District 1
Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro
What:
4th Annual Black Heritage Festival
When:
February 04, 2017, 12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Where:
Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex - Amphitheater, 3000 NW 199th St, Miami Gardens, FL 33056