CELEBRATION OF JUNETEENTH THIS SUNDAY06/15/06
Keisha Pickett, a spokesperson for the Juneteenth celebration stopped by to discuss:
THE 100 Honors the Legacy of the late Mr. Herbert Carrington, Sr., 107 yrs. old, as its Father of the Year at 2nd Annual Juneteenth CelebrationMay 16, 2006-Tampa, FL- The 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay, Inc. host the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration at the Westin Harbour Island Hotel (formerly the Wyndham) on Sunday, June 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This year the Ã¢â‚¬Å“The 100Ã¢â‚¬? honors local men by establishing the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Father of the YearÃ¢â‚¬? award, which will be awarded to the late Mr. Herbert Carrington, Sr., 1899-2006. Mr. Carrington, died in April; and left a legacy that deserves to be honored. Mr. Carrington endured the many struggles and impacted the progression of the Black communities and leaders in Tampa Bay. His family and close friends will be in attendance to receive the award.