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Juneteenth Celebration

Start Date
Wednesday Jun 22, 2022
End Date
Wednesday Jun 22, 2022
Start Time
11:00 a.m.
End Time
1:30 p.m.
The University of Olivet - The Square
320 S. Main St.
Olivet, MI 49076
Celebration Activities

Ringing of the Bell

Prayer
Michael Fales, ’75, M.Div./M.Min.,
Director of Service Learning and Campus Ministries;
Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Religion

Remarks
Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., President
Linda Logan, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer
Faith Sams ’22, The University of Olivet/Lansing Juneteenth Essay Scholarship Recipient

Picnic in the Square
Featuring traditional foods likely served at the time of Juneteenth in 1865

March Around the Square and to the Olivet City Cemetery

Prayer at the Gravesites of Two Freed Slaves

Ringing of the Carillon

There is no cost to attend this event. Please RSVP by June 15.

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