"BURG" FAMILY REUNION 2021
SATURDAY, SEPETEMBER 25
FRANKLIN PARK, PURCELLVILLE, VA
12 NOON UNTIL DUSK
SEE YOU AT THE PARK!
Hanging out at the PARK
Tee-Shirts: If you ordered a tee shirt you can pick your tee up at the reunion if you are planning to attend. If you do not pick it up then, you will need to make arrangements with us to get your shirt.
Food Trucks: There will be two Food Trucks on site that will provide some delicious tasting food. If you are one not wanting to cook for the event, you have two options to choose from. Big Bad W BBQ and Skrimp Shack will have food for us all to enjoy. You are more than welcome to bring your own food. There will be NO Community Table for food! Feel free to bring your tents, lawn chairs and grills.
Memorial Wall: We will have a Memorial Wall where you can place name(s) of family members who are no longer with us.
Awards and Recognitions: We will be honoroing Ms. Alise Berry Cook as this years Ms. Mary Wiley recipient. Also being honored is our 2020 recipient Ms. Catherine Hughes. We also have a couple other recognitions we will be doing as well.
50/50 Raffle: Bring those dollar bills and join in on the 50/50 raffle. The winner will split the pot with the BFRC.
Music: DJ Tyronne will be spinning all of the hits. Whose ready for the Line Dances?
Pictures: Our very own photographer Stacy Stinger will be taking photos for us.
That is it for now! Hope to see as many of you as we can on Saturday!
The "BURG" Family Reunion Clubs
"BURG" C.A.R.E.S. (Community...Awareness...Resources...Empowerment...Support), will be collecting school supplies for our African American families at this years "BURG" Family Reunion. We are asking for everyone who attends to bring a supply from the following list. We will be giving these supplies out during our Thanksgiving Holiday Food Basket handout. There will be a box at the reunion for you to drop your school supplies in.
The following items are what we are looking to collect:
Notebooks, Pens, Pencils and Loose Leaf Paper
We appreciate anything that you can donate to help out our Lees"BURG" families in need. These supplies will support students from grades 6 - 12.
Thank you as always.
“Our mission is to preserve the memories of Black descendants of Leesburg, VA and support the current communities of native Black-Americans residing in the Township of Leesburg, VA” and also by hosting an annual “BURG” Family Reunion. We will support our Native Black-American Senior Citizens, Youth and Families, especially with emphasis on Native Black-American Fathers, by providing programs that will benefit our young Black-American young males.
The "BURG" Family Reunion Club started out as a group of passionate born and raised individuals who have a strong caring for the town we all grew up in called the "BURG" (Leesburg). We started with planning a yearly event for the "BURG" families meeting to plan an exciting, eventful and enjoyable reunion. This group started out with Ir
The "BURG" Family Reunion Club started out as a group of passionate born and raised individuals who have a strong caring for the town we all grew up in called the "BURG" (Leesburg). We started with planning a yearly event for the "BURG" families meeting to plan an exciting, eventful and enjoyable reunion. This group started out with Irvin Greene, Rebecca Thomas and Grace Roberts meeting monthly to plan the annual reunion. Our group has grown as we have added to our Board some wonderful people who are just as passionate as we are to make this yearly occasion EPIC!
Board of Directors
President - Irvin Greene
Vice President - Rebecca Thomas
Treasurer - Grace Roberts
Secretary - Carolyn Beamer
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