Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery and The Central Texas Housing Consortium and the Friendship House will host its 17th Annual Juneteenth Festival on June 21st and the public is invited!

Everything begins at 10:00 AM and goes until 3:00 pm at 1609 East Avenue I in Temple and there will be a raffle with prizes that include a trip to see a Dallas Cowboys game, video game system and a gas card.

Volunteers are needed so if you would like to volunteer, contact Mary McGlory at 773-2009, ext. 222 or visit their website at www.cthc.org.