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Local Juneteenth Events Lineup

Local Juneteenth Events Lineup Juneteenth Community Celebration June 15, 2024 Springfield Expo Center 11 AM – 4 PM • Live Entertainment • Local Vendors Silver Springs Park Program & Projects Tour June 16, 2024 Silver Springs Park 10 AM -2 PM Enjoy a bag of popcorn while you tour. •

Mama G’s Soul Food will open a second location Downtown!

Mama G’s Soul Food gets a second location Downtown! Can’t decide on dinner? Why don’t we go and try Mama G’s Soul Food? Ask anyone with a good head on their shoulders, and they’ll say that their mom is the best cook they know. Gloria Hairston has been cooking all

Celebrate Life & Unity Honors Living Legends who are 90 years or older

Springfield, MO—The April Celebrate Life & Unity event honored living legends aged 90 years or older in the Springfield African American community. Approximately 100 guests came out to reconnect with friends and family, and to welcome new families to the community. There were vendors, door prizes, food, and games. A

Showing Springfield Like Never Before: Ride Eway Scooters

Marquez Williams always had an entrepreneurial mindset and knew he wanted to start his own business. But he wasn’t exactly sure what kind of business he wanted to run. He started a t-shirt business, a moving company and even started an Uber-like service before it was “Uber.” Then the road

Springfield Musical Pioneer George Culp Turns 100

Culp has celebrated his 100th birthday, a Springfield native and a long-time musician. Culp was a member of the Philharmonics, an acapella group that traces its roots to gospel music. The group toured in the 1950s and were mainstays on Ozarks Jubilee. Performing with acts seen on the Grand Ole

Adventure Begins at the Library for All Ages, Including Adults

Kids – Start Your Summer Adventure at the Library! Adventures will abound during the 2024 Summer Reading Program. Great programs, performers, and so much more will kick-start everyone’s summer adventure. Beginning June 1, pick up a game board at any library branch or the Mobile Library, or log on to

Teen Entrepreneur Advocates for Young Professionals in SW Missouri

By Paige Paxton UniteNews Contributing Writer Who is Gen Z? What do they need to make sure their professional lives are fulfilling in the Ozarks? These questions drive Jonathan Bell, CEO and founder of Bells Marketing Consultants. He aims to make southwest Missouri a place that Gen Z wants to

Springfield connection to the country’s oldest African American Rodeo

Samuel Knox UniteNews Staff Writer In the heart of the American Midwest lies a story of cultural heritage and community resilience that bridges the gap between two communities. Boley, Oklahoma is home to the nation’s oldest African American community-based rodeos in the country. It is a celebration of local citizens

Local Juneteenth Events Lineup

Local Juneteenth Events Lineup Juneteenth Community Celebration June 15, 2024 Springfield Expo Center 11 AM – 4 PM • Live Entertainment • Local Vendors Silver Springs Park Program & Projects Tour June 16, 2024 Silver Springs Park 10 AM -2 PM Enjoy a bag of popcorn while you tour. •

Mama G’s Soul Food will open a second location Downtown!

Mama G’s Soul Food gets a second location Downtown! Can’t decide on dinner? Why don’t we go and try Mama G’s Soul Food? Ask anyone with a good head on their shoulders, and they’ll say that their mom is the best cook they know. Gloria Hairston has been cooking all

Celebrate Life & Unity Honors Living Legends who are 90 years or older

Springfield, MO—The April Celebrate Life & Unity event honored living legends aged 90 years or older in the Springfield African American community. Approximately 100 guests came out to reconnect with friends and family, and to welcome new families to the community. There were vendors, door prizes, food, and games. A

Showing Springfield Like Never Before: Ride Eway Scooters

Marquez Williams always had an entrepreneurial mindset and knew he wanted to start his own business. But he wasn’t exactly sure what kind of business he wanted to run. He started a t-shirt business, a moving company and even started an Uber-like service before it was “Uber.” Then the road

Springfield Musical Pioneer George Culp Turns 100

Culp has celebrated his 100th birthday, a Springfield native and a long-time musician. Culp was a member of the Philharmonics, an acapella group that traces its roots to gospel music. The group toured in the 1950s and were mainstays on Ozarks Jubilee. Performing with acts seen on the Grand Ole

Adventure Begins at the Library for All Ages, Including Adults

Kids – Start Your Summer Adventure at the Library! Adventures will abound during the 2024 Summer Reading Program. Great programs, performers, and so much more will kick-start everyone’s summer adventure. Beginning June 1, pick up a game board at any library branch or the Mobile Library, or log on to

Teen Entrepreneur Advocates for Young Professionals in SW Missouri

By Paige Paxton UniteNews Contributing Writer Who is Gen Z? What do they need to make sure their professional lives are fulfilling in the Ozarks? These questions drive Jonathan Bell, CEO and founder of Bells Marketing Consultants. He aims to make southwest Missouri a place that Gen Z wants to

Springfield connection to the country’s oldest African American Rodeo

Samuel Knox UniteNews Staff Writer In the heart of the American Midwest lies a story of cultural heritage and community resilience that bridges the gap between two communities. Boley, Oklahoma is home to the nation’s oldest African American community-based rodeos in the country. It is a celebration of local citizens