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The City of Laurel Salutes the Price Family

Happy Birthday, Leontyne Price

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 1:00pm. Leontyne Price Park - Central Avenue
Downtown Laurel, MS. Prayer by- Pastor Bobby Dailey. Salute to Leontyne Price - George Bassi Signing of Proclamation Honorable Mayor Melvin Mack.
Committees Gift in Honor of the Price FamilyMarva Posey. Price Family Celebration Announcements Introduction of Price Committee.Lula Cooley will be singing the Birthday Song. Refreshments Provided.           
5 Reading of Verdi's AIDA

Friday, February 20, 2009 1:00pm at Oak Park Auditorium. As told by Leontyne Price. Story of the beautiful princess of Ethiopia Read by members of NOPHSAA to
Oak Park School 4th and 5th graders.Students will be given the gift of books.





The City of Laurel Salutes the Price Family

Saturday, February 21, 2009 at 10:00am Veterans Memorial Museum Laurel, MS.
Music - Laurel High School Jazz Band
Selections - Future Stars Community Choir
Prayer - Veteran
Selection - Laurel High School Jazz Band
Introduction of Guest Speaker:
Captain (Ret.) Jerald Ulmer US Navy & Vice President of NOPHSAA
Speaker - Brigadier General (Ret.) George B. Price
Remarks - Honorable Mayor Melvin Mack
Music - Laurel High School Jazz Band


The City of Laurel Salutes the Price Family

St Paul United Methodist Church, Sunday, February 22, 2009 - 2:30 pm
Selection - Lift Every Voice And Sing
Prayer - Rev. Bobby Dailey
Welcome - Honorable Jerome Wyatt
Occasion - Trina Heidelberg
Music - Oak Park Elementary Choirand Laurel High School Gospel Choir Reminiscing the Price Family-Mr. Hiram Nicholso,n Dr. James Moye, Mr. James Jones
Music - St. Paul United Methodist Youth and Young Adult Choir
Remarks - Honorable Mayor Melvin Mack
Brigadier General (Ret.) George B. Price
Pastor Bobby Dailey
Refreshments
Tour of the Price Home - 408 Sandy T. Gavin Avenue


 

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