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New Ambassadors 2019 - 2020

Miss Lumbee                                                     Taylor Brooke Locklear

Teen Miss Lumbee                                           Kyla Leigh - ann Jarrett

Junior Miss Lumbee                                        Kynnady elizabeth locklear

Little Miss Lumbee                                         riley madison dial











                            PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

For the last several weeks Lumbee Regional Development Association has been closely tracking and following all federal, state and local guidance and mandates regarding the Coronavirus-COVID-19 outbreak and what effects it is having on planning for annual traditional public mass events throughout the nation, including particularly professional sports. LRDA’s highest commitment of safety is to our communities we serve and our public family of fans and friends who attend our annual Lumbee Homecoming celebration. In consideration of the recent statements from the Center for Disease Control, (CDC) restricting public events of more than 50 people for at least the next 8 weeks, the LRDA Board of Directors has met and made the sad and difficult decision to cancel the 2020 LRDA Lumbee Homecoming sponsored events. Lumbee Homecoming planning and initial implementation normally begins for LRDA staff in February. State and federal mandates currently in place, and projected to continue, would not allow for typical small, or mass  gatherings for Lumbee Homecoming and many other events across the state normally held around the traditional  and national  July 4th Independence Day celebration. Lumbee Homecoming has become a celebration of heritage and pride over the last 51 years. The Board of Directors agonized over this decision in extensive debate.  No one can predict the future in this COVID-19 season, but LRDA must follow the human safety mandates of the state, federal, and local entities seeking to advise and control human conduct during this national and worldwide health threat. This disease cannot steal our history, heritage, or pride as a people, but we all must, starting at home, do what we can to defeat it for the sake of our youth and especially our most vulnerable, our elders. Our youth are being denied graduations, proms, and so many other typical events of their precious youth. It is a sad day in the hearts of all the Board of Directors and staff at LRDA as we faced this hardest decision in our history, to not carry out this year’s Lumbee Homecoming for our beloved Lumbee people. May the blood of Jesus shield us all from this terrible COVID-19 threat to our health and safety, as we seek to follow with our families and individual personal lives the health and safety recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, and other governmental agencies. LRDA appreciates your continued support in all of our endeavors. We Pray God’s Protection and Blessings Over Us All.

The Board of Directors and Staff of LRDA.





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