SENATOR BALL TO HOST FREE FISH FRY AT PEEKSKILL JUNETEENTH PARADE

Brewster, N.Y. – (6/11/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) in cooperation with Legislator John Testa will be hosting a free Fish Fry at the Peekskill 2nd Annual Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16th.

Juneteenth commemorates the day, June 19, 1865, when slaves in Texas found out that they had been freed. It is the oldest continuously celebrated African American Holiday commemorating the Emancipation from slavery.

The parade starts at 2 PM along Main Street to Central Ave. The Fish Fry event is scheduled to start at 3 PM immediately following the parade at the Housing Authority located at 807 Main Street, Peekskill, N.Y. Senator Greg Ball and his staff will be serving fried battered fish, fried chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, soda and water.

Who:  Senator Greg Ball

Legislator John Testa

Peekskill Parade Goers

What: Free Community Fish Fry

When: Saturday, July 16 at 3 P.M (immediately following the parade)

Where: The Housing Authority 807 Main Street, Peekskill NY, 10566

 

For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Joe Bachmeier, 845-531-9796

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About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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