Wellington, Sickle Cell Foundation Present ‘Redteenth’

Shalonda Warren of the Sickle Cell Foundation, Vice Mayor John McGovern, Kimberly Bartolon, Mayor Anne Gerwig and Councilwoman Tanya Siskind.

The Village of Wellington and the Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County partnered on the first “Redteenth” event on Saturday, June 19 at the Wellington Amphitheater. The free event educated visitors on the mission of the Sickle Cell Foundation and its efforts in the community, as well as celebrate the history and significance of Juneteenth, a national commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. The featured performances by spoken word artists, musical acts and motivational speakers, in addition to a children’s area with activities, food trucks and vendors.