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Juneteenth Celebration - 2009

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 20, 2009
NOON TO 8:00 pm

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

  Featuring:
  Buffalo Soldiers
  Tuskegee Airmen
  Gospel Singing
  African Dance and Drumming
  Evening Jazz Concert
  Exhibits
  Food & Vendors
  Children's Games and Activities

JUNETEENTH 2009 SPONSORS
Juneteenth 2009 has received pledges from the groups and corporations listed below:

Platinum Sponsors

Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions Celebrating Maryland's 375th Birthday!

Gold Sponsors

St. Mary's County Arts Council Maryland State Arts Council Minority Outreach Coalition Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Maryland State Department of Education

Silver Sponsors

Stephon Scriber - Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

St. Mary's Hospital - Leonardtown, Maryland Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative - SMECO Wyle Corporation College of Southern Maryland
  Dr Bernard Chase & Dr Jamila Chase - Family Dentistry Compliance Corporation  

Additional Sponsors

The Public Honors College - St. Mary's College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary's City Chesapeake Custom Embroidery & Screen Printing
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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