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Juneteenth Celebration - 2007

African Americans around the country celebrate Juneteenth Day.  On June 19, 1865, two months after the surrender of General Lee and more than two years after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, General Granger of the Union Army landed in Galveston, Texas and issued General Order No. 3 . . . all slaves are free . . .


Juneteenth
African American
Heritage Celebration

FREE ADMISSION
SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2007
NOON TO 8 PM

Located at the corner of Tulagi Place and Rte. 235
in downtown Lexington Park, Maryland

Featuring:
  Headliner Mad Jazz
  Gospel Great Winfield Parker
  Jazz Artist Brian Lenair
  Juneteenth Essay Contest
  Gospel Singing
  Exhibits
  Poetry Slam
  Food & Vendors
  Children's Games and Activities
  Minority Outreach Coalition Mini-Health Fair

JUNETEENTH 2007 SPONSORS
Juneteenth 2007 has received pledges from the groups and corporations listed below:

Platinum Sponsors

Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions St. Mary's County Tourism

Gold Sponsors

Boeing Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development St. Mary's County Health Department
LOTT Enterprises of Maryland, Inc

Silver Sponsors

CSC St. Mary's College of Maryland St. Mary's College of Maryland Maryland Historical Trust
Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland WLP Consulting St. Mary's County NAACP

Bronze Sponsors

College of Southern Maryland Printing Press Compliance Corporation State Farm Insurance - Sephon Scriber, Agent

Additional Sponsors

Dee's Shear Perfection Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Askey, Askey & Associates MJ's Lawn Care Service & Vehicle Detailing
Alrdridge Ford - Lincoln - Mercury REMAX 100 - Sylvia Thompson Brown Realtor Century 21 New Millennium - Wynne S. Briscoe Realtor St. Mary's County Museum Division Drayden Schoolhouse
Restoration Free Gospel Church Hilltop Graphics Hayden's Auto Supply, Inc
Mary Somerville - Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions  

Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions PO Box 1457 Lexington Park, MD 20653 info@AfricanAmericanContributions.com

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