The Lucas County Fatherhood Coalition celebrated Fatherhood Week in the run up to Father’s Day on June 18; the City of Toledo and various organizations celebrated Juneteenth in the run up to June 19 and some groups added their own health fairs and pop up events. June 2023 has been a busy, exciting month indeed.
The Juneteenth NY Toledo Celebration held a career day at Robinson Elementary, a Community UNITY Celebration Gunckel Park, among other events, and culminated their festivities with a salute to Black Kings on Monday evening at the Toledo Club.
The Omegas held a health fair at MLK Jr. Academy for Boys and the Frederick Douglass Community Association held a pop up/vendor – both on Friday.
The Fatherhood Coalition held a Lead to Read Luncheon, a Facts and Future program; a “Take Ya Dad to the Doctor” event and an “ignite the Change panel discussion, winding up the week’s activities with a Families Day at Greenbelt Apartments.
Dozens of Greenbelt residents and visitors were treated to an afternoon of food, vendors and music – even a dance competition.