The NAACP of Fort Dodge, AFES, Building Community, 2nd Baptist Church, The Pleasant Valley Awareness Committee and others are collaborating to present a JuneTeenth Celebration. The event will be held Saturday June 19th at Meriweather Park from 11AM- 3 PM.
Featured speakers include Charles Clayton, Sherry Washington, and Zac Nuzum. The celebration will have music, food and fellowship. For more info on the Fort Dodge celebration call 515-269-7158
The U.S. Congress on Wednesday, passed a bill to make JuneTeenth a federal holiday. That bill will now go to President Biden’s desk and he is expect to sign it into law.