Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War.

Upcoming Events

Check out the events celebrating Juneteenth at Waubonsee!

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Quad County Urban League Donation Drive - June 1-30

In partnership with the Quad County Urban League, join us for our Juneteenth Donation Drive. Help support the QCUL’s efforts to provide toiletries and other essentials to Youth Education and Workforce Program participants.

Donation boxes are available in the lobbies of the Student Center and the Aurora Downtown Campus.

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Contact Marleigha Evens with any questions.

Black Owned Businesses

Support local black-owned businesses in our community.

Business Name Products / Services Location Contact Information
The Cotton Seed Creative Exchange Home Goods 64 S River St., Aurora, IL 630-803-2902
Crystal House Engraving Shop 59 S Lasalle St, Aurora, IL 630-512-0400
Endiro Coffee Coffee Shop 29 W New York St, Aurora, IL 331-256-6683
It's Fit Time Exercise/Gym 3577 E New York St Suite 104, Aurora, IL 224-358-3164
KD Shirt Shop & Spotring Goods Custom Clothing 712 E South Street, Plano, IL 630-273-2050
Latrice Murphy Design & Photography Photographer 62 S River St, Aurora, IL 630-303-2373
Level Up Beyond Beauty Beauty Salon 3477 E New York Street Suite 107, Aurora, IL 630-999-8467
Pure Skin Solutions Skin Care Clinic 26 S Stolp Ave, Aurora, IL 630-907-7454
Salvant Group Insurance Company 7050 Burroughs Avenue, Plano, IL 800-946-5176
Smoothie King (Yorkville) Resturant 846 Edward Lane, Yorkville, IL 630-385-2004
Sophisticated You Hair Salon 57 S Broadway, Aurora, IL 630-264-2137
Southern Cuisine Mobile Catering Events Resturant   331-643-1733
Super 8 Treats   330 Alexis Street, Plano, IL 630-299-9841
Surfs Up Resturant: Seafood 481 Commons Dr Unit A, Aurora, IL 630-229-6016
WeCook Cloud Kitchen Resturant 1 E Main Street, Plano, IL 630-273-2486
Whitney's Love Nail & Beauty Bar Beauty Salon 302 W Indian Trail, Aurora, IL 331-575-0826
QT3 Body Systems Exercise/Gym 2 W Downer Pl, Aurora, Il 60506 630-692-9103
Family Means Forever Apparel 2100 Fox Valley Center Dr. Aurora, Il  
Thingamajiggz VR Arcade 2100 Fox Valley Center Dr. Aurora, Il 630-907-7351
Ms. Jana’s Candy Candy Store 1649 Montgomery Rd Unit 10, Aurora, IL 630-701-3388

If you would like a business added to this list, please send the business information to mevans@waubonsee.edu.