Page 14

U.S. Senators

...who CO-SPONSORED

upcoming “2015 juneteenth” events for galveston county & tuesday, nov. 3, 2015 city of houston election reminder

Saturday, June 13, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 the African American Museum Juneteenth Family & Friends Festival will take place at the Kermit Courville Stadium Parking Lot located at 27th & Avenue L in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: Rental space for vendors is available, contact James Josey at (409)497-6963. Come out and enjoy the music, food and fun.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 Galveston, Texas

At 12:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 Juneteenth at Jack Johnson Park: "The Heart of a Champion will take place at the Old Central Center located at 2617 Avenue M in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: Veteran boxing manager and historian Bob Spagnola will conduct a meet and greet along with several of his former and current

clients to discuss the “sweet science” and view videos of several of the world champions he has associated within his 35 plus years in the business. The talk will be held in Old Central Auditorium and photos will be taken in the adjacent Jack Johnson Park which recognizes our native son, John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, born on March 31, 1878 in Galveston, who became the first African American to win the world Heavyweight Boxing Championship in 1908. The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will have young entrepreneurs on site selling Lemonade. Douglas Matthews at (409)747-2791 for more information.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 Galveston, Texas

-- U.S. SENATOR KAY HAGAN is the Democrat from North Carolina who co-sponsored S.RES. 474.

14

HBC MAGAZINE -

At 6:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 the NIA Cultural Center: Screening of "Celebrating Freedom Then & Now" will take place at the Old Central Cultural Center located at 2627 Avenue M in Galveston, Texas. DETAILS: Inspired by a discussion of elder’s recollections of the celebration of Juneteenth when they were young, the Nia Cultural Center decided to document these firsthand accounts utilizing area students who conducted videotaped elder interviews. This enlightening documentary will explore the factual history of the holiday and testimonials of how the celebration of Juneteenth and the Galveston Community has changed over time. Sue Johnson at (409)7657086 for more information.

2015 Juneteenth Calendar of Events featuring 2015 Houston Mayoral Candidate Ben Hall  

Ben Hall, a 2015 Candidate for City of Houston Mayor is featured on the Juneteenth Calendar edition of Houston Business Connections Magazine...

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you