Fundraiser held today for Juneteenth festival

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You are invited to a continental breakfast/brunch this morning from 10 a.m. to noon at Sankofa Cultural Arts & Business Center, 5820 W. Chicago Ave.

The event, sponsored by the West Side Historical Society, is raising money to pay for the rest of the 2011 Juneteenth Festival, held last month at Garfield Park, and raise money for next year’s festival.

Come be part of the planning for next year’s festival. Be entertained by the alluring sounds of the Sax Preacher live on stage. See video of this year’s Juneteenth Festival and register to be a vendor at a discounted price along with priority placement.

Tickets at the door are $10. For more information, call 312-718-9296 or 312-841-8966.

If you can’t make today’s event, you can still make a donation.

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