“Ten Day Celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation”

As we continue making plans for this historical event, your support will be greatly appreciated. Celebrating the legacy of our freedom helps shape our future.  We look forward to your participation!




June 9, 2009

Time: 9:00 am

Official Juneteenth Ten Day Celebration Kickoff Ribbon Cutting Opening Ceremony

Location:  Solomon M. Coles Alternative High School front lawn (Introduction of community gardening by United Methodist Women)

Sponsored by:   Juneteenth Coalition     

Contact:  (361) 815-3099, 994-7318


June 9, 2009

Time: 9:00am -3:30pm

2009 Juneteenth Poster Contest- All children and youth in all school districts in the Coastal Bend eligible to sign up for the contest daily at Solomon M. Coles Alternative High School in the Dr. Willie B. Scott Memorabilia Room. Event Poster Drawing date is June, 17, 2009. (See Below)

Sponsored by: Juneteenth Coalition Contact: 361-815-3099, 361-994-7318

June 11, 2009

Time: 6-8 pm


Juneteenth, Celebration, Inspiration, and Innovation

Del Mar College Diversity & Ethnic Awareness & Training Committee-DMC-Harvin Student Center-Retama Room

Guest Speaker: Dr. Derrick Reaves, Reverend-Music, Poetry

Sponsored by: Del Mar College Diversity Committee (361) 698-2247, Tammy Jackson

June 13, 2009

Time: All Day

144th Juneteenth Celebration in the Park

South Bluff Park

600 South Tancahua St.

Sponsored by: NAACP-H. Boyd Hall Branch   (361) 884-8541

June 14, 2009

Time: 11 am

Worship Service: St. John First Baptist Church

1620 North Port Avenue, Corpus Christi, Tx

 Sponsored by: St. John First Baptist Church

Pastor William L. Pullam

June 14, 2009
Time: 10am - 2pm

Health Fair W. B. Ray High School

 - Website

PHONE: (210) 829-1765, ext. 6133;

June 14, 2009

Time: 7 pm

Solomon M. Coles Awards Banquet

Location:  Holiday Inn-Emerald Beach, 1102 South Shoreline


Sponsored by: Juneteenth Coalition

Tickets:$40 per person(Reserved Table of 10 and Souvenir Ad  $500) Contact: (361) 994-7318 or (361) 815-3099 

June 15, 2009

Time:  12 noon-1:30pm

Recognition of Health and Health Care Personnel Industry Luncheon

Location:  Holiday Inn-Emerald Beach, 1102 South Shoreline


Sponsored by: Juneteenth Coalition

June 16, 2009

Time: 10 am

IBC “Smart Money Session” for  6/7th Graders-Participants in the Solomon M. Coles Go Texas 2012-2013 Project. IBC Shoreline Bank, 221 S Shoreline Blvd.

 Sponsored by: Juneteenth Coalition

Contact: (361) 815-3099, 994-7318

June 17, 2009

Time: 10:00 am

2009 Juneteenth Children’s/Youth Poster Contest/Award

Location: Solomon M. Coles Alternative High School

First Prize: $100         Second Prize: $50

Sponsored by: Juneteenth Coalition

Contact:  (361) 815-3099 or 994-7318


June 19, 2009

Time: 6 pm

Juneteenth “Wrap-Up Mixer”-Portis Kountry Kitchen

Location:  Portis Kountry Kitchen

 615 N. Upper Broadway (Wells Fargo Bank)

Sponsored by: Maurice Portis, Portis Kountry Kitchen

Contact:  (361) 877-0090

June 20, 2009

Time: 10am - 6pm

Juneteenth Celebration - Kingsville Juneteenth Committee Thompson Park

Free to Public

June 27, 2009

Time: 7:00 pm

Gospel Extravaganza

Brooks Chapel A.M.E. 2101 N. Port Ave

Doors open at 6:00 pm

Sponsored by: Brooks Chapel A.M.E.

Contact: (361) 779-1186 K.D. Logan

June 19,2009 


Greenwood Senior Center Juneteenth Celebration      4040 Greenwood Drive

Sponsored by Greenwood Senior Center Contact: (361) 826 – 1136  Director  Ms.

June 19 ,2009

9:00pm – 1:00am

Roy Miller High School Ebony Alumni – Juneteenth Reunion/Celebration – Firefighters Hall 6014 Ayers Street     Casual Dress

Sponsored by RMHSEbony Alumni Contact: Hazel Dirden Bailey (361) 853-1448  Tickets $ 10.00

June 20,2009
10:00am – 3:00pm

HONORING OUR SENIOR CITIZENS - OVEAL WILLIAMS SENIOR CENTER Family and Friends – Tournaments, Door Prizes 1414 M.L. King Street

Sponsored by: RMHS EBONY ALUMNI - CONTACT: Hazel Dirden Bailey (361) 853- 1448

June 20, 2009

9:00p.m – 1:00am

RMHS EBONY ALUMNI BANQUET AND DANCE. Firefighters Hall 6014 Ayers Street

6014 Ayers Street

Ticket Information: Contact: Hazel Dirden Bailey (361) 853 – 1448

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Corpus Christi Juneteenth Coalition  |   Phone: 361-815-3099 or 361-887-9655
E-mail: info@juneteenthccc.com  |  Website: http://www.juneteenthccc.com