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Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community

Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community

Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, Community

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August 30, 2023


Contact: Diane G. Papadakos, Director of Communications
City of West Palm Beach – Mayor’s Office
(561)  822-1411 (TTY: 800-955-8771)

Alyassia “Asia” Taylor, President
Pleasant City Neighborhood Association
(561) 247-3408


Pleasant City Family Reunion 2023: Celebrating Unity, Heritage, and Community Spirit

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The vibrant community of Pleasant City is thrilled to announce the eagerly anticipated Pleasant City Family Reunion, scheduled to take place on September 2, 2023, at Blum Park. This cherished event brings together residents, friends, and families in a celebration of unity, cultural heritage, and the enduring spirit of community.

The Pleasant City Family Reunion is a testament to the rich history and strong bonds that define this unique neighborhood. As the First and Oldest African-American Community in Palm Beach County, Pleasant City holds a special place in the hearts of its past and current residents. This year’s event promises to honor that legacy while offering a day of joy, togetherness, and shared memories.

Event Highlights:

Engaging Activities: From interactive games to cultural exhibits, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Culinary Delights: Attendees can savor a mouth-watering array of traditional and contemporary dishes.

Live Entertainment: The event will feature live music, dance performances, and a showcase of local talent.

Commemorative T-shirt: Participants can take home a piece of the reunion with the official event T-shirt, proudly displaying the Pleasant City spirit.

“The Pleasant City Family Reunion is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of our shared history and the vibrant diversity that makes our community special,” says Alyassia “Asia” Taylor, President of the Pleasant City First Neighborhood Association. “We invite everyone, from Longtime residents to newcomers, to join us in this celebration of unity, cultural heritage, and the spirit of togetherness.”

The event is made possible through the generous support of local partners, sponsors, and community volunteers. With their commitment, the Pleasant City Family Reunion promises to be a day of connection, laughter, and a reaffirmation of the @es that bind the community together.

Event Details:

Date: Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023
Time: 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Location: Blum Park, 518 23rd Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Admission: Free and open to all 

For more information about the Pleasant City Family Reunion and to stay updated on the event details, please visit or contact Alyassia “Asia” Taylor at or (561) 247-3408.

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 2 as we come together to celebrate the Pleasant City Family Reunion—an event that embodies the spirit of unity, heritage, and community pride.


About the City of West Palm Beach:
The City of West Palm Beach is a vibrant and dynamic City located on Florida’s Atlantic coast. With a rich history, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and a commitment to sustainability, the City of West Palm Beach is a great place to live, work, and play. As one of the three largest cities making up the South Florida region, and the central City of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach is a vibrant, growing, waterfront City that offers the business advantages available in the region, combined with a more refined and relaxed environment for living and working. To learn more about the City of West Palm Beach, visit us on our official website, or follow us on our social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and/or Linked-in.

About BGI Companies:
Through its various divisions, BGI Companies delivers proven expertise and knowledgeable professional services for financing, sales and marketing, acquisitions, pre-development, construction liaison, architecture and interior design consultation, project management, property market positioning, and more. Because each subsidiary maintains a specialized focus within its own field of operations, BGI Companies is uniquely equipped to pursue a broad range of real estate opportunities with the flexibility to engage individual subsidiary divisions only as needed to allow better alignment with other development partners. The result is a more streamlined development process with less redundancy, greater cost efficiencies, and enhanced overall financial performance for all partners involved.

About Blue Road Group:
Co-developer of Alba Palm Beach and based in Florida, Blue Road is an integrated developer dedicated to acquiring, remodeling, and managing as- sets that are supported by real estate. They’ve been creating opportunities for private and corporate investors for over 25 years. The Blue Road approach is to take care of all aspects related to growth of an investment, expertly navigating the beginning of each project, handling the property search, and asset acquisition. The team’s proficiency in construction, remodeling, design, and marketing adds value and viability to each property, and an operations division oversees each development to put efficient and successful management in place. Once projects are up and running, Blue Road offers ongoing expert support to ensure success.

About Douglas Elliman Development Marketing (DEDM):

Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, a division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, offers unmatched expertise in sales, leasing, and marketing for new developments throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester, New Jersey, Florida, California, Massachusetts, and Texas. The company’s new development hybrid platform matches highly experienced new development experts with skilled brokerage professionals who provide unparalleled expertise and real time market intelligence to its clients. The firm is heralded for its achievements in record breaking sales throughout each of its regions. Drawing upon decades of experience and market-specific knowledge, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing offers a multidisciplinary approach that includes comprehensive in-house research, planning and design, marketing, and sales. Through a strategic global alliance with Knight Frank Residential, the world’s largest privately-owned property consultancy, the company markets properties to audiences in 61 countries, representing an over $87 billion global new development portfolio.


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