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Ethnic celebration | Johnstown Slavic Festival will feature authentic entertainment, food, crafts | Entertainment
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Ethnic celebration | Johnstown Slavic Festival will feature authentic entertainment, food, crafts | Entertainment

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Slavic entertainment, food, crafts and presentations will be featured at this ethnic celebration.The seventh annual Johnstown Slavic Festival will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and from noon to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the parking lot and the courtyard of the Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave., in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.“The festival is held here at the Heritage Discovery Center because its themes, including immigration to the area and steel and coal history, are directly related to the history of Slavs in this region,” said Richard Burkert, president and CEO of Johnstown Area Herita...
Leroy Robinson Weekend entertainment announced |
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Leroy Robinson Weekend entertainment announced |

ELKHART — The Elkhart Chapter of Indiana Black Expo will continue the celebration of its 50th year anniversary by honoring one of its founding Fathers and announcing the launch of the Leroy Robinson Weekend.At the age of 85, Robinson passed away June 25, 2022. He was instrumental and spearheaded the decision to create an Elkhart Chapter to the state ran organization dedicated to be a voice and a vehicle for the social and economic advancement for youth and families in the state of Indiana, known at the Indiana Black Expo. Anchored by the core focus of economic empowerment with development programs that drive long lasting and positive change in the community...
Urban Triage helps connect community to Black businesses
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Urban Triage helps connect community to Black businesses

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Madison nonprofit is connecting the community with Black-owned businesses. As part of its annual “Summer Kick Back,” Urban Triage took the theme to Penn Park with a free event for everyone.There were costume competitions as well as food and drinks.The nonprofit primarily serves the Black community, and as an organizer said, it created a space for Black business owners to be vendors. “It’s important for us to be there for each other. Whether it’s supporting small business or giving away food and just being together, we’ve been missing that a lot. And I think today is exactly what we needed after this crazy pandemic,” Ciara Hart said.This year’s theme was a battle of the decades: 90s versus 2000s. The best dressed could take home a prize. Copyright 2022 WMTV. All ...