Juneteenth celebration cancelled for 2021 Posted in: NewsLifestyle The 2021 Elgin Juneteenth Organization (EJO) Celebration and Parade has been cancelled. To slow the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the health of our community, EJO will not sponsor the event this year. The Centers for Disease Control continues to recommend avoiding large gatherings, wearing a mask and practicing social distancing. The EJO is committed to a safe and healthy environment and preserving the well-being of Elgin and surrounding communities. The Elgin Juneteenth Organization remains committed to serving our community through advocating community awareness and engagement; sponsoring college scholarships for Elgin graduating seniors; providing families with meals during special holidays; subsidizing Christmas ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!