DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson to host block party, concert next week

Posted by Ellie Ritter June 22, 2018

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DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, along with Lithonia Mayor Deborah A. Jackson, will host the third Annual Old School/New School Block Party and Community Concert next week.

The event will take place Saturday, June 30 at the Lithonia Amphitheater, 2515 Park Drive, Lithonia, GA 30058. First, there will be a block party from 1 to 3 p.m., followed by a concert called “Blues, Funk & Soul Explosion” beginning at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

The event will benefit Tabitha’s House, a haven for teen victims of sex trafficking inGeorgia, as well as the DeKalb Lawyers Association Community and Education Fund, which provides scholarships to deserving minority law students.

“We are so excited to partner with Tabitha’s House and DeKalb Lawyers Association for this exciting event and that we are able to support such worthy causes,” Johnson said.

Johnson has hosted this community event since 2016 and has aimed to provide ways for health vendors and social service organizations to offer information and screenings for the residents of District 5.

The block party will feature a petting farm, pony rides, face painting, health screenings, and free fish fry. The “Blues, Funk, & Soul Explosion” concert, produced by Jupa Jazz Productions, will feature music artists Keisha Jackson, Theodis Ealey and Greg Rose.

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