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Community Bank supports Lewes Juneteenth celebration

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2023
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Community Bank Delaware recently presented a $1,000 donation to the City of Lewes in support of its second annual Juneteenth celebration. Juneteenth commemorates the specific date of June 19, 1865, when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and communicated the order that all slaves were freed under the Emancipation Proclamation. For the Lewes African American Heritage Commission and the City of Lewes, the primary objective of the annual celebration is to preserve and share the history of Juneteenth in connection with the liberation of slaves, and to honor African American...

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