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Juneteenth celebration set for Saturday


June 12, 2019

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Clovis' annual Juneteenth celebration will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Potter Park. The celebration commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

CLOVIS - Progress doesn't come easily. It's important, then, to celebrate the advances of past generations while reminding the new ones of the work still to be done.

There will be some of both - education and reflection, food and fun - at Junetee...

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