Board or Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 6:00 p.m. Zoom




  1. Call meeting to order


  1. Comments from the Chair


  1. Approval of minutes of the Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration Committee Meeting, Wednesday, May 11, 2022.


  1. Subcommittees
    1. Vendor Relations
    2. Program
    3. Entertainment
    4. Advertisement/Marketing
  2. Outstanding Events discussed at our last meeting: 
  1. Save the date flyer DRAFT
  2. We want to Highlight the local minority owned businesses in Laurel. Vendor tables, samples, etc.,    
  3.  Food Truck vendors, are any confirmed? point of contact notified? 
  4. Soro/ Sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc confirmed yet, notified? Will they host a Voters registration table, etc?
  5.  Maryland-Bounce Castle Rental, Dunk Tank, $300.00, Games, Jumbo Connect 4, $49.00, Corn Horn, $54.99, Giant Jenga $39.99, [email protected] (301) 651-4928
  6. Laurel TV (Request Coverage) notify Multi-Media Management, Director of Communications ([email protected]) soonest for this event. Someone must contact Media and social events line (240) 294-1307
  7. Master of Ceremony to kick-off the celebration, suggestions?? Will Council Member Sydnor speak, Mayor Moe? 
  8. Prayer at Ceremony at The Municipal Center: by Local Minister/Pastor? thoughts?
  9. Music, DJ??  St Vincent Pallitto Band? 
  10. Fire Department, come out w/truck, talk about safety, smoke detectors, etc. thoughts?
  11. Laurel Police Department, come out, w/cruiser, talk about officer friendly, etc... thoughts?
  12. Park & Recreations, Clean-up, and logistics, etc....


Following added by the chair for the meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2022:

  • Continue to move forward? 
  • Feedback  City Administrator Christian Pulley.   
  • Email address: [email protected] 
  • See Attached Graphics 


  1. Next meeting


  1. Adjournment