• Tue. Sep 21st, 2021

Friday, August 20

• BFR Kickoff event on Fountain Square

o Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

o Location: Fountain Square

o Details: Keynote speaker Eddie Koen, President & CEO of Urban League of Greater Southwest Ohio; Family of the Year presentation; Entertainment

• All Professions Diversity & Inclusion Job Fair

o Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

o Location: Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45246

o Details: Join us for the biggest and best virtual career fair for openings in the Tri-State Area (OH,KY,IN)! You’ll be able to chat 1-on- 1 with recruiters and hiring managers, review open positions and submit your. Register at https://www.myblackfamilyreunion.org/job_fair.html

• Speaker Series ft. Rev. Otis Moss III, Pastor of Trinity Christian Church, Chicago

o Time: 7:00 p.m.

o Location: Corinthian Baptist Church, 1920 Tennessee Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45237

o Details: Hear an engaging and inspirational talk by Rev. Otis Moss III during the first day of the Black Family Reunion

Saturday, August 21

• Black Family Reunion Parade presented by Nissan

o Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

o Location: Avondale (Starting at Avondale Town Center)

o Details: This year’s Grand Marshall’s for the parade are Annie and Lanis Timmons. The parade will start at Avondale Town Center and continue throughout the neighborhood

• Black Family Reunion Celebration

o Time: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

o Location: Sawyer Point

o Details: The Black Family Reunion at Sawyer Point has something for everyone! The event will feature family fun, food, entertainment, health screenings, a non-profit area, retailers, free Covid vaccinations and giveaways.

• Urban concert at Sawyer Point featuring Dru Hill

o Time: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

o Location: Sawyer Point

o Details: Join us for a live concert featuring local talent and a main performance by the legendary R&B group Dru Hill

Sunday, August 22

• Black Family Reunion Celebration

o Time: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

o Location: Sawyer Point

o Details: The Black Family Reunion at Sawyer Point has something for everyone! The event will feature family fun, food, entertainment, health screenings, a non-profit area, retailers, free Covid vaccinations and giveaways.

• Gospel concert featuring Darwin Hobbs

o Time: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

o Location: Sawyer Point

o Details: Join us for a gospel concert featuring local artists, including Estee and national recording artist Darwin Hobbs