Published on June 6th, 2018 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church hosting SoulFest 2018 – A Juneteenth Celebration

St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church is hosting a Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10AM – 4PM in the historic Waverly community with Music and BBQ at our outdoor event located at 2229 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC 29204.

Festivities include the following: free health screenings from 11am to 3pm for diabetes, prostate cancer, BMI and blood pressure screenings sponsored by Palmetto Health, pre-register for your appointment by contacting Angie Thomason 803-592-0914; soul food; a variety of vendors and exhibitors; a Juneteenth documentary; a great entertainment lineup for our outdoor concert with SMDP youth choir, local bands Beyond the Deep and Two Gentleman and a Lady, soloist Dean Martin, Franklin Jones & SC Soul line dancers, ballerina Kennedi Croker, Allen University Jazz Ensemble and SMDP Stella Ekure African praise line dance. Children activities will include a K-9 unit demonstration, McGruff the crime dog and rolling mobile video games.

For Vendor information, please contact Naomi Scipio 803-223-3894 or Valerie Parrish 803-397-7857.

Proceeds from this fundraising event will fund outreach programs through our church and school.

Visit our website for continuous updates https://soulfesstmartins.splashthat.com/

Submitting News Release by:

Maxine Lloyd

SoulFest 2018 Coordinator

St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church



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