Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion

Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion - Aug 17, 2018

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Celebrating family, uplifting the community and remembering our history

 

UC Health presents the 30th Annual Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion celebration on August 17-19, 2018 at Sawyer Point. Thousands will get health screenings, find jobs, celebrate those making a difference in the community, and enjoy concerts from nationally-renowned performers—all FREE of charge. Of course, tasty restaurants and eye-catching vendors will be in tow to make the annual event extra special for attendees.

This year’s theme is A People of Purpose. The family of the year is Jason and Tiffany Dunn. Tiffany is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at Seven Hills Anesthesia and Jason is the first African American V.P. of Multicultural Sales & Community Development for the Cincinnati USA Conventions & Visitors Bureau. They have two children: Mya and Jason II.

 

Friday, August 17th

Opening Ceremony & Heritage Breakfast Honoring Family of the Year

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elliott Cuff, Sr. Pastor of Lincoln Heights Baptist Church (Cincinnati)
Word of Deliverance Church, 693 Fresno Road, Forest Park
9-10:30 a.m. (Doors Open at 8:30 a.m.)

Community Job Fair

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road
Attendees are asked to dress professionally and bring copies of their resume

Punching For Peace (New to BFR this year)

Put down the guns/Pick up the gloves
Professional boxers spar with local youth
6-10 p.m. Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way

 

Saturday, August 18th

Noon-8 p.m. Sawyer Point
Headline Performer: Jeffrey Osborne (Expected to perform between 6 and 7 p.m.)
The singer/musician/songwriter has had a career spanning 5 decades in funk and R&B

Black Family Reunion Parade
Grand Marshal: State Representative Alicia Reese (D-OH)
10-11:30 a.m., departing from the Avondale Town Center, 3529 Reading Road

 

Sunday, August 19th

Noon-8 p.m. Sawyer Point
Headline Performer: Marvin Sapp (Expected to perform between 6 and 7 p.m.)
The Grammy-nominated Gospel singer, songwriter & pastor performed with the group Commissioned in the 90s before beginning an award-winning solo career

 

For more details visit: http://www.myblackfamilyreunion.org/ 

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