COLUMBIA (SOUTH CAROLINA) – The 16th annual Eau Claire Unity Festival will kick off Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the corner of Main Street and Monticello Rd. This year’s annual event is being re-launched with the “unity” theme which will begin with a multi-cultural and denominational Unity Circle featuring the singing of “We are the World”! Area Churches, Sororities, Fraternities, Organizations and Individuals are encouraged to bring their groups to participate in this unique symbol of solidarity! The Eau Claire Community Council, which sponsors the festival has planned a full day of family-friendly events that bring together the diversity of the North Columbia Neighborhood and the city as a whole! Everyone in the Metro can enjoy delicious food, various vendors and children of all ages will have fun with the mascots, games and activities in the Kids Zone. The Eau Claire Unity Festival is a Music Lovers paradise where everyone can find their favorite Bands including Gospel, Latin, Jazz, Rock, Folk and Country including Jeffrey Lampkin, Katera, Horizon Band, Prettier than Matt, Regina Skeeters, Deleveled, Coolie G and Lion Soul and more!
Vendor applications are still being accepted. Interested persons should contact Kathy Brown at (803) 479-0663 (Cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s family fun for everyone so make plans to attend the 16th Annual Eau Claire Unity Festival 10am-9pm Sept 19, 2015! For more information call the Eau Claire Community Office at (803) 691-1168 or visit their facebook page.
Who: Eau Claire Community What: 16th Annual Unity Festival
When: 10am-9pm Sept 19, 2015 Where: Corner of North Main St and Monticello Rd.
ABOUT THE EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The Eau Claire Community Council works to unite, empower, and lead people who live, work, worship, study and play in North Columbia. Established in 1988, the Council convenes approximately 40 neighborhoods located in northern Columbia and Richland County, South Carolina. Areas served by the Council are known as Eau Claire, Uptown, 29203, the North Main Corridor, and North Columbia.
The Council’s executive director, Henry Hopkins, the president, Christie Savage, the board of directors, and dozens of other volunteers offer decades of dedicated service.Providing one voice for the many communities in this vast region, the Council promotes equitable public services and development funding. In addition, the Council sponsors many initiatives and programs of its own, including two major annual events: the Eau Claire Unity Festival in the fall and the Community Appreciation Dinner in spring.
A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Eau Claire Community Council is headquartered in a renovated bungalow in the heart of Eau Claire at 830 Wildwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29203.