Friday, July 06, 2007

ACES Hosts Celebration on July 7

ACES, a museum dedicated to honoring Black and Minority Veterans, will host a Stars and Stripes Celebration: Saturday, July 7, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in an effort to raise awareness and funds for the museum at its historical location at Price Street and Germantown Avenue in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Invited guest include: direct bloodline Ancestor of Harriett Tubman (cousin) & Family of Dorothy Dandridge (sister & niece), International Shihan John McClary, Negro League All Stars, Puppet Petting Zoo of Connecticut & Elmo.

This is a FREE event for the public, taking place on the unit block of Price Street, directly adjacent to Germantown Avenue (1 block north of Chelten Avenue). There is a Health Initiative Focus for the day including Blood Pressure Screenings, Obesity Reduction & HIV Prevention, and implementing on the same premises an Educational Enhancement Center. The day will also include Live Veteran Testimonies, Puppets with History Shows (Joe Louis, Harriett Tubman), Jump the Broom Ceremony, Re-enactment Harriett Tubman.

ACES will sponsor an Educational Enhancement and Violence Prevention Camp, which will run from July 10 through August 28. It will also host a 1940s dinner and dance party on September 29 to celebrate the fall program.

For more information contact ACES Museum at 215-842-1075.


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