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upcoming “2015 juneteenth” events for TEXAS AND BEYOND & tuesday, nov. 3, 2015 city of houston election reminder JUNETEENTH IS CELEBRATED AROUND THE WORLD

Thursday, June 11, 2015 Des Moines, Iowa

At 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 11, 2015 a “Red Carpet Recep-

tion” takes place, with a “Community Builders Appreciation Banquet” shortly to follow at 7:00 P.M., all hosted by the Iowa Juneteenth Observance. Juneteenth is an official state observance held annually in Iowa on the third Saturday in June. The Iowa Juneteenth Observance’s mission is to educate Iowans on, and promote, the Juneteenth holiday in the state of Iowa; to

commemorate the end to slavery in America. And highlight the economic, political, social efforts of African-Americans; an opportunity to reach out to all Iowans in a mutual celebration of freedom. Visit for more information.

Thursday, June 11-14, 2015 Atlanta, Georgia

The Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival will take place at Mozley Park located at 1565 Martin Luther King Jr.Drive, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30314.

To learn more call (404) 546-6744; or visit for more information on this event.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 District Heights, Maryland

-- U.S. SENATOR SHERROD BROWN is the Democrat from Ohio who co-sponsored S.RES. 474.



From 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 The Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation will be celebrating their “8TH ANNUAL JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION” at Walker Mill Regional Park located at 8840 Walker Mill Road in District Heights, Maryland 20747. For more information, call (301)446-3232. Save the Date! This is a FREE family event open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. This event is part of an ongoing mission to provide exciting and unique cultural programming to county residents.

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...

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