Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia to Host Virtual Vigil Tonight For George Floyd

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Following the tragic death of George Floyd, Mayor Michael Venezia has announced a virtual vigil for tonight at 5:00pm.

The event will be open to the public and the Mayor will be joined by the Town Council as well as community faith leaders. Anyone that would like to attend the event can do so by going to and entering the Meeting ID 895 2292 0337. The meeting will additionally be broadcast live on the township Facebook page.

“Tonight’s vigil is about bringing the community together so that we can begin to heal following this horrible tragedy,” said Mayor Michael Venezia. “We are strongest when we stand together united as one in solidarity. This is a time for us to demand justice and pray for peace in our country.”

“Now more than ever, it is critical that we come together as a community to chart a path toward equity and justice,” said Councilwoman Dr. Wartyna Davis. “Thank you to Mayor Venezia for quickly putting this together and for our community faith leaders and the Town Council for taking part in this. Anyone in our township that would like to join us for this vigil should join us at 5:00pm.”

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