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Friday, June 17, 2022

Juneteenth Activities in the Riverview Ballfield, Kingsport on Saturday, June 18th & Sunday June 19th


Tri-Cities Juneteenth - Education, History and Senior Event

Juneteenth Sessions - History  Saturday, June 18, 2022:

Juneteenth 1st Session, at the V.O. Dobbins Complex, Wheatley St.,

Kingsport, TN. [Beside Basketball Court]

Location: Riverview Community Room

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 p.m.


What Is Juneteenth?

Why Is Juneteenth A National Independence Holiday?

Open to the Public

Light Refreshments

Oratorical Contest

Saturday, June 18, 2022 and Sunday, June 19, 2022:

Oratorical Contest for Youth Organizations for Grades 6 – 8 

[Middle School Students]:

Youth Grades 6th – 8th, Middle School

One Page Typed Speech on “What Juneteenth Means To Me?”

Four youth will present their Speeches on Saturday (2 Speeches)

and Sunday (2 Speeches)

Gift Cards as Prizes to Participants & 4 Winners Presenting

Sponsored by Girls, Inc. , Greater Kingsport Boys & Girls Club,

New Vision Youth, H.O.P.E., Carver Recreation Center, YMCA Kingsport,

YWCA Bristol, Area Churches, etc.


Senior Event

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Special Recognition to the Oldest Living Senior

Citizens [80 & Older] in Kingsport, Bristol [5 Oldest Seniors] &

Johnson City [5 Oldest Seniors]

Honor the Oldest Senior Citizens at the Homecoming Service on

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Appreciation Plaques to the Oldest Senior Citizens of the Tri-Cities

If any Senior Citizen is Missed, we will follow-up and

present them with an Appreciation Plaque at a later date!


Juneteenth National Independence Day

Monday, June 20, 2022

A CommUNITY UNITY PRAYER commemorating the 157th Year

Anniversary of Juneteenth at the V.O. Dobbins Complex Field

Assembly Time: 11:45 a.m.

Prayer Begins at 12: 00 Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Hoping for at least 157 People to PRAY TOGETHER