Celebrate Caribbean heritage in Silver Spring, Rockville -- Gazette.Net


Join County Executive Isiah Leggett on June 15 for a special celebration for Caribbean American Heritage Month at the Silver Spring Civic Building.

Leggett is expected to present a proclamation that would designate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month which will be followed by a reception complete with Caribbean-themed music and food. This year’s theme is “Vibrant Communities for a Vibrant County.”

The event will be proceeded by a job fair from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and a business development seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring.

On June 16, the fourth annual Aspen Hill Caribbean American Heritage Celebration will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Road, Rockville. There will be Caribbean music, food and dance.

For more information on Caribbean Heritage Month events, contact Daniel Koroma, the African and Caribbean Community Liaison in the county’s Office of Community Partnerships, at 240-777-2584.