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A Soulful and Iconic Juneteenth Celebration

LA QUINTA, CA- The La Quinta Resort and Spa comes alive on Saturday, June 14 when the Family Health and Support Network, Inc. presents the Annual Juneteenth Celebration and Pioneer Awards. The venue will resonate with the sounds and performances of gifted and talented area youth and young adults, as well as a performance by Ms. Alfreda James. The emcee of the evening will be actress Gye Nyame Maat. This premier event is a White Soiree” for those who cannot resist a fabulous night out enjoying live music and dancing while celebrating our talented youth.

The keynote speaker this year is Mr. Oronde Miller, Senior Director of Strategic Consulting at Casey Family Programs and Operator of the Institute for Family and Child Well-Being. In addition, a live band will be playing smooth R&B for guests dance the night away.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with a V.I.P. Reception at 6 p.m. The main event begins at 7 p.m. V.I.P. tickets are $85 and general admission is $65. Tickets can be purchased online at www.juneteenthcv.com or by calling (760) 340-2442. All of the proceeds from this event will directly benefit the early intervention services and enrichment programs provided to children in foster care and at risk youth serviced by the FHSN.

This year’s Celebration promises to excite, motivate and move you with these energy filled performances and presentations. Saxophonist Chase Huna. The La Quinta Resort and Spa is located at 49499 Eisenhower Drive in La Quinta (92253).

Covered California at the Juneteenth Event this Saturday

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Join the NAACP, 211 Riverside County and the Riverside County Black Chamber of Commerce this Saturday at the 14th Annual Juneteenth Celebration in Riverside where they will be educating the community about Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace.

The educators will be at Bordwell Park from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. to inform residents about health care plans through Covered California, Special Enrollment and Medi-Cal. By the end of March, 1.4 million people had selected a Covered California health insurance plan, including 40,377 in Riverside County.

Although open enrollment has ended, consumers who experience a qualifying life event can still enroll in a health insurance plan through Covered California. Qualifying life events include losing health coverage through a job, getting married or entering into a domestic partnership, having or adopting a child, changing where a person permanently lives or gaining citizenship. For a list of common types of qualifying events, visit www.CoveredCA.com.

The Magnolia at 9th St. Senior Apartments Open House

The Magnolia at 9th Senior Apts

The Magnolia at 9th Senior Apts

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The Magnolia at 9th, a 119 unit , affordable senior housing community, invites the community to tout the facility on Wednesday, June 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The apartments are located at 181 E. 9th Street in San Bernardino (92410).

The Magnolia at 9th Senior Apartments is a public, private non-profit partnership of The City of San Bernardino, Western Community Housing, Inc. and Meta Housing, Corp., professionally managed by Western Seniors Housing.

“This is a great example of what private, public partnerships can accomplish,” said San Bernardino Mayor Cary Davis. “It is a great place for seniors. They have a wonderful opportunity to improve their lifestyle.”

Magnolia at 9th is located in San Bernardino near the corner of 9th and Lugo Street.  Open since February, the apartments provide seniors age 62 and older with an upscale and affordable living option.  The apartments include 100 one-bedroom units, and 19 two bedrooms apartments, a pool, garden, workout room and large community room. Rent ranges from $557 to $807 a month depending on income and availability.

For more information or to reserve a spot call the Magnolia at 9th Street Senior Apartments at Call Julio Martinez at 909-388-1203