Liberians in Columbus mark 170th Independence Day July 21/22
Liberians in Columbus, Ohio will celebrate Liberia’s 170thIndependence Day (July 26, 2017) with two days of events on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22.
The President of Liberians in Columbus, Inc., Comfort Cole-Kenneh told the NewAmericans that “an assembly of Liberians resident in Columbus, Ohio, and its environs will be held at the Ohio State House, 1 Capitol Square (Ohio State House), Columbus, Ohio, 43215 on Friday, July 21st, 2017, at 11:00 o’clock a.m. This will be followed by a hoisting of the Liberian flag on the west end of the State House.”
She added that “beginning at 4:00 p.m. a family friendly Liberian Field Day will be celebrated at Nafzger Park, 2845 Noe Bixby (Refugee) Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232. The event will future a soccer match, children games, live musical entertainment and some delicious Liberian dishes.
“On Saturday, July 22nd 2017 the ball will be held at 610 Lancaster Avenue, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068 at 8pm. Red carpet starts at 7pm. Patron tickets are $50.00 per person,” she added.
Annual All Nigerian Picnic holds July 29
The Annual All Nigerian Picnic in Columbus, Ohio will hold on Saturday, July 29 at the CICC, 4254 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus OH 43224 from 11am to 6pm.
A statement from the Nigerians in Diaspora Ohio, NIDO said, “There will be music, food, networking and other attractions. It is free participation and friends are invited.”