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Mahwah to Hold First Town-wide Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19th

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Mahwah NJ, The Mahwah community will hold its first town-wide Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19th at Commodore Perry Field in Mahwah, from 11-1pm. Mahwah recently passed the resolution to recognize Juneteenth and this year marks the first officially recognized Juneteenth holiday in the township. The celebration will include live music, refreshments, DJ entertainment, and inspirational remarks from local town officials, including the Mayor, James Wysocki, as well as faith leaders Rev. Lemuel Brown of the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church of Ridgewood, Rev. Kenneth Hyman of Mt. Zion AME church in Mahwah, and Rev. Steve Huston, Co-Leader/Resource Presbyter of the Presbytery of Northern New Jersey. In addition, students from the township and community members alike will lend their voice to celebrate the significance of the holiday.

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