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Inkster Senior Residents honored at Juneteenth Celebration

Inkster, MI

The Weslyn A. Bennett Foundation held its 3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 15, 2024 on the grounds of the Leanna Hicks Public Library in Inkster with more than 275 people in attendance.

97-year-old Inkster residents O.B. Thomas and Sarah D. Young were named Grand Marshals and honored at the Juneteenth Parade as Mr. Juneteenth and Mrs. Juneteenth. They were highlighted as they rode on the special Juneteenth float designed by The Parade Company.

Children that have participated in the Foundation's programs also participated in the parade and carried signs identifying the Inks...

 

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