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Joaquin getting ready for Centennial celebration June 13 & 14

The City of Joaquin is gearing up for its Centennial Celebration to be held June 13 & 14. The event will mark 100 years of incorporation for Joaquin, and the committee members have been hard at work to make sure the various events go off without a hitch on June 13 & 14.


There will be a free gospel singing featuring Trey Wilson, The Stanleys and Sherry Morris will kick things off at 6 p.m. Friday, June 13 at the Joaquin High School Gym. Saturday's schedule will include vendor booths, a parade at 10 a.m., Jaws of Life Demonstration and BBQ brisket plate sale by the Joaquin Fire Dept., in addition to games for the kids, local singers performing, as well as recognitions and awards at 1 p.m. A cake walk at 3 p.m., and the celebration will move to the Logansport Riverfront at 8 p.m. for a free concert from the group Windstorm, Centennial fireworks show at 9 p.m. at the Logansport River Front Pavillion.


For more information on the City of Joaquin's 100th anniversary, contact city office at 936-269-3021. By the way, anyone interested in having an entry in the Joaquin Centennial Parade please contact the City Hall at 936-269-3021 before 4 pm, June 6. No 18 wheelers are being allowed due to the turns on the streets. Also a pet parade will follow directly behind the main parade. All pets are welcome, but must be on a leash or attended by owner.

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