Juneteenth Celebration and Parade in
Rusk, Texas will be held on Friday and
Saturday, June 16, and 17th 2017.
The Juneteenth Extravaganza will be held
7:00PM Friday night June 16, 2017 at the
Rusk Junior High Cafeteria which
includes a talent and fashion show and
the introduction of Miss Juneteenth
representing area churches and families.
The parade begins downtown Rusk at
11:00AM with Ms. Ozell Cook as Parade
Marshall. The celebration begins inside
the church as soon as the parade ends.
V. Tidwell, president of University of
Texas at Tyler will be the main speaker
with Byron Johnson as the Youth speaker.
The public is invited to participate.
Celebration will be held at Mt Pleasant
CME Church and IC Conley City Park 138
Reeder Street Rusk, Texas 75785.
For additional information contact any
member of the Cherokee Brotherhood
Association or call (903) 721-3112 or
Read our Cover Story
on Dr. Michael Tidwell in May's Issue of
the Texas Informer.