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Juneteenth celebration announced


COLDSPRING – Friends of Hopewell are hosting the annual Juneteenth Celebration Saturday, June 21. Events will begin at 9 a.m. with the Emancipation program on the Westside of the courthouse. At 10a.m. the annual Juneteenth parade will begin at Old Jones High School Campus and travel to the San Jacinto County Fairgrounds. Immediately after the parade everyone will go to Lincoln Junior High School for the Juneteenth program where an introduction of county pioneers and veterans will be made and a barbecue lunch and other activities held. All churches, drill teams, schools, queens and businesses are invited to participate in the annual parade. Please have your entry at the Jones Campus by 8:30 a.m. to line up before the parade. There is no fee or cost for participating in the parade. The event is sponsored each year by The Friends of Hopewell, Inc. Proceeds will go toward completing the replica of the old Hopewell Church Building which will once again become the community landmark as it serves as the Hopewell Center of San Jacinto County. For more information, please call 832-704-4082.


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