Queens, NY – On Saturday, June 19th Resorts World New York co-sponsored a Juneteenth Festival with Assembly member Alicia Hyndman to commemorate the federal holiday. Festivalgoers spun Resorts World’s lucky wheel to win prizes and received RWNY waters to stay hydrated in the heat. The Juneteenth Festival featured acts by local entertainers, prizes, food and more at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilwoman Adrienne Adams and Sylveena Brooks, Borough President Donavan Richards, Congressmembers Greg Meeks and Grace Meng were among the list of local elected officials including who were present at the celebration. Resorts World is committed to being a community partner and will continue to be involved in community events throughout Queens and New York City.
“Resorts World is proud to co-sponsor this year’s Juneteenth Festival to commemorate this historic holiday. We will continue to work with our community partners and elected officials to honor impactful traditions with our neighbors in New York City”.