Celebrating Juneteenth Day in Washington County with Josh Schoemann and Julie Driscoll
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Juneteenth Day is a federal holiday that takes place on June 19th, each year, and commemorates the emancipation of the slaves in the United States. It has been celebrated in various parts of the country since 1865. In Washington County, Wis., it has become an officially celebrated holiday, with an annual event taking place at The Tower Heritage Center in West Bend each June.

This week, County Executive Josh Schoemann and the county's Chief Health and Human Services Officer, Julie Driscoll, join me to talk about the history of Juneteenth Day, how it got started in Washington County, and what to expect at this year's Juneteenth celebration.


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