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Juneteenth Celebration - 2008

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 21, 2008
NOON TO DARK

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

Featuring:
  Jazz - Shang & Spur of the Moment
  Juneteenth Essay Contest
  Gospel Singing
  African Dance and Drumming
  Exhibits
  Poetry Slam
  Food & Vendors
  Children's Games and Activities
  Minority Outreach Coalition Mini-Health Fair

JUNETEENTH 2008 SPONSORS
Juneteenth 2008 has received pledges from the groups and corporations listed below:

Platinum Sponsors

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

Gold Sponsors

St. Mary's County Arts Council St. Mary's County Health Department CSC WLP Consulting
Maryland State Department of Education LOTT Enterprises of Maryland, Inc

Silver Sponsors

Maryland State Arts Council St. Mary's County NAACP
St. Mary's County NAACP
Minority Outreach Coalition Great Mills Trading Post

Bronze Sponsors

St. Mary's Hospital St. Mary's College of Maryland St. Mary's College of Maryland Compliance Corporation
Booz Allen Hamilton Compliance Corporation Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Printing Press
College of Southern Maryland wyle corporation Hewitt's Service Center State Farm Insurance - Stephon Scriber, Agent
Park Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep      

Additional Sponsors

Chesapeake Custom Embroidery & Screen Printing PNC Bank Hilltop Graphics Mike & Cheryl Brown
Great Mills Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc Shinique Designs Dyson Building Center First County Mortgage - Quincy Williams
Brothers Johnson

Smith's Repair Shop

Century 21 New Millennium Wynne S. Briscoe Realtor  Ann Watkins Curtis Tire Center, Inc.
Jolly Gents Sportsman Club MJ's Lawn Care Service & Vehicle Detailing Elmer & Johnie Brown
REMAX 100 Sylvia Thompson Brown Realtor Lexington Park Ford Lincoln Mercury keller Williams Realtors - Katina Maddox Restoration Free Gospel Church
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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