Juneteenth Luncheon

James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium

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The Juneteenth Luncheon is held in partnership with Winston-Salem State University

 

Juneteenth LuncheonThursday, June 15, 201712:00 pm - 1:30 pmJames A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium(900 Old Salem Road)

In celebration of Juneteenth, the country’s longest-running observance of the abolition of slavery, the sixth annual Juneteenth Luncheon will be held.  Two outstanding community leaders will be honored and presented the prestigious Cedric S. Rodney Unity Award for service to the community.

The luncheon includes a tour of the St. Philips African Moravian Church, the oldest standing African American Church in North Carolina, where the ending of slavery was announced on Sunday, May 21, 1865.

COST: $25 / $20 for Students and Friends of Salem

Reservations are required and must be made in advance by calling 1-800-441-5305.

For more information, please contact Cheryl Harry (336-721-7399, cdharry@oldsalem.org)

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