My Black Family Reunion

August 17-19, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio



ABOUT THe EVENT

The Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration is one of Cincinnati's largest family-focused events. This 3-day fun-filled weekend event brings consumers, corporations, and communities together to focus on the historic strengths and values of the Black Family. Bring your families and friends and make this a reunion to remember!
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We appreciate the thousands of people who attend, volunteer and support our annual celebration. This year marks our 30th year, and our 2018 theme — appropriate as ever — is “A People of Purpose.” Our BFR nonprofit celebration is an empowering three-day cultural event that brings families, non-profit organizations, businesses, and the community together to focus on the historic strengths and values of the Black Family. The event was inaugurated in 1989 here in Cincinnati and it has grown to be one of the city’s largest family-focused events — typically drawing over 25,000 visitors from our region and throughout the nation.

Black Family Reunion History

The Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration was inaugurated in 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio. This event continues to grow and is now one of Cincinnati’s largest family-focused events drawing over 20,000 patrons. It is held annually on the third weekend of August. Conceived by Dr. Dorothy I. Height, President Emerita of the National Council of Negro Women, the Black Family Reunion Celebration is a 3-day cultural weekend event which brings consumers, corporations, and communities together to focus on the historic strengths and values of the Black Family. The National Council of Negro Women is dedicated to ensuring that the historic morals of the Black family are showcased and reinforced through responsive and innovative community service programs, such as the Black Family Reunion Celebration.
Dr. Dorothy L. Height
 
 

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Friday, August 17

8:30 - 10:30 am

(Doors Open 8:00) Heritage Breakfast / Opening Ceremony Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank The Word of Deliverance Ministries for the World, Inc. 693 Fresno Road, Forest Park, OH 45240 (513) 851-9673 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elliott Cuff Sr. Pastor of Lincoln Heights Baptist Church Cincinnati, Ohio. Please come early. Seating is limited. First-come, first-serve! Learn how 1.4 million family caregivers who care for older parents, spouses, and other loved ones now have more support through The Ohio Caregiving Act. Tools and resources will be available for caregivers. (Arrive early; seats are limited!)

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Job Fair for the Community Sharonville Convention Center 11355 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246 (513) 771-7744 Attendees are asked to bring copies of their resume and dress professionally. Employers (Form) Job Seekers (Form)

Saturday, August 18

Jeffrey Osborne

10:00 - 11:30 am

Black Family Reunion Parade Parade departs from the Avondale Town Center 3529 Reading Road in Cincinnati, OH 45229

Noon - 8:00 pm

Black Family Reunion Celebration Sawyer Point 705 E Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Includes Spirituality Pavilion, Young Adult Stage, Children's Pavilion, Kids' Fun Zone, Seniors' Pavilion, Health Pavilion, Non-profit Organizations, African American Heritage and Food Vendors, Jazz Alley & more

1:30 - 2:00 pm

YMCA Yoga session Tennis Court

10:00 - 11:30 am

Black Family Reunion Parade Parade departs from the Avondale Town Center 3529 Reading Road in Cincinnati, OH 45229

Noon - 8:00 pm

Black Family Reunion Celebration Sawyer Point 705 E Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Includes Spirituality Pavilion, Young Adult Stage, Children's Pavilion, Kids' Fun Zone, Seniors' Pavilion, Health Pavilion, Non-profit Organizations, African American Heritage and Food Vendors, Jazz Alley & more

1:30 - 2:00 pm

YMCA Yoga session Tennis Court

Sunday, August 19

10:00 am-Noon

Marvin Sapp (Sunday - Main Stage)

JOB FAIR


Attending a career fair is another way for candidates to bolster their job seeking efforts. At a career fair, job seekers put themselves directly in front of the companies that need their skills, giving themselves an advantage versus the competition. With Targeted Job Fairs, businesses and recruiters can meet face-to-face with hard-to-find technology, engineering and security-cleared professionals and complete immediate, in-person interviews. Targeted Job Fairs also produces all professions events and individual open houses in several markets for companies seeking experienced candidates in a variety of employment categories such as accounting and finance, sales, marketing and insurance.

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JOB SEEKERS CLICK HERE

 

NON-PROFIT

  • LIFE CENTER ORGAN DONOR NETWORK
  • CINCINNATI PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • WINTON PREPARATORY ACADEMY
  • SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
  • HAMILTON COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES
  • CINCINNATI ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND
  • GLSEN GREATER CINCINNATI & PFLAG CINCINNATI
  • CINCINNATI STATE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
  • FREESTORE FOODBANK
  • CHILDREN, INC.
  • CECIL THOMAS SENATE COMMITTEE
  • WORD OF DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES
  • SENTINEL POLICE ASSOCIATION
  • CARACOLE, INC.
  • CINCINNATI YOUTH COLLABORATIVE
  • NIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI AFRICAN AMERICAN ALUMNI AFFILIATE
  • HAMILTON COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE
  • THE CENTER FOR CLOSING THE HEALTH GAP
  • CINCINNATI CHILDREN’S COMPREHENSIVE SICKLE CELL CENTER
  • YMCA OF GREATER CINCINNATI
  • ENSEMBLE THEATRE CINCINNATI
  • CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK
  • NEW START BETTER LIVING CLUB/TAPESTRY FELLOWSHIP
  • CINCINNATI PRE-SCHOOL PROMISE
  • INTERACT FOR HEALTH
  • NATIONAL BLACK MBA ASSOCIATION
  • URBAN MINORITY ALCOHOLISM & DRUG ABUSE OUTREACH PROGRAM OF CINCINNATI (UMADAOP)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
  • CINCINNATI METRO
  • AARP IN CINCINNATI
  • BEECH ACRES PARENTING CENTER
  • A SOUND MIND COUNSELING
  • ASCENDING SELF, INC.
  • HAMILTON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
  • DOHN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
  • CINCINNATI REALTIST ASSOCIATION
  • CITIZENS FOR YVETTE SIMPSON
  • HALL AND JORDAN FUNERAL HOME
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY HEALTH BOARD OF HAMILTON
  • SISTER GIRLS CORPORATION /THE QUEEN WITHIN
Non-Profit Application
   

Pavilions

Saturday

Jeffrey Osborne

  • 12:00 – 12:15 Just Family
  • 12:15 – 12:30 Jerry Colbert Jr. Psalmist
  • 12:30 – 12:45 Dayton OH/ Mimes Ministry – Robert Williams
  • 12:45 – 1:00 Tri Blessed – Hip Hop Gospel
  • 1:00 – 1:15 Mount Moriah Prophetic Ministry
  • 1:15 – 1:30 Stanton Thomas - Pastor
  • 1:30 – 1:45 Minister Tony and Yvette Lott
  • 1:45 – 2:00 Kashaan Stephens
  • 2:00 – 2:15 Kierra Brenae Psalmist
  • 2:15 – 2:30 Pastor Dee and Company
  • 2:30 – 2:45 Lonia Lyle
  • 2:45 – 3:00 Nicholas Harper Insp Message
  • 3:00 – 3:15 Worship of a Mime
  • 3:15 – 3:30 Name That Gospel Tune
  • 3:30 – 3:15 C.A.M.P. Inc Mime Ministry
  • 3:15 – 3:30 Chennelle Price Insp Message
  • 3:30 – 3:45 Higher Faith Praise and Worship Team
  • 3:45 – 4:00 JR V
  • 4:00 – 4:15 Mimes on Fire – The Revival Center of Cincinnati
  • 4:15 – 4:30 Kyle Taylor
  • 4:30 – 5:00 Elroy Price
  • 5:00 – 5:30 Prayer and Deliverance

Sunday

  • 12:30 – 12:45 Eye 4 A Tie Kids and Teens - Modeling for Autism
  • 12:45 – 1:00 Jr V – Rapper
  • 1:00 – 1:45 Pastor Chris Phillips & New Christian Life Church
  • 1:45 – 2:00 C.A.M.P. Inc Mime Ministry
  • 2:00 – 2:15 Jerry Colbert
  • 2:15 – 2:30 TriBlessed
  • 2:30 – 2:45 One Blessed Spirit
  • 2:45 – 3:00 Stanton Thomas
  • 3:00 – 3:15 Pastor Dee and Company
  • 3:15 – 3:30 Sherri Tye
  • 3:30 – 4:00 Vision Ministries
  • 4:00 – 4:15 Christian Hilton and Company
  • 4:15 – 4:30 Gospel Inspirations
  • 4:30 – 4:45 Quentin Monroe Words of Encouragement and Song
  • 4:45 – 5:00 God’s Expectation
  • 5:00 – 5:15 Willie Lavelle Thompson
  • 5:15 – 5:30 Elroy Price Quartet
  • 5:30 – 5:45 Kyle Taylor
  • 5:45 – 6:00 Prayer & Deliverance

Adult Game Tent

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Children’s Pavilion

Saturday, August 19

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Sunday, August 20

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