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Yale to celebrate Hometown Freedom Festival

By Dave Fredrick - Sanilac Broadcasting

(ST. CLAIR COUNTY) – After having to cancel the

Yale Bologna Festival for a second straight year, the Yale Area Chamber of Commerce has put their organizational skills together to present a one-day special event honoring local heroes on the 20th anniversary of 9-11.

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The Hometown Freedom Festival will be held Saturday, September 11th in the Yale City Park with a variety of activities planned including an Opening Ceremony at 3 pm that will honor local Veterans along with police officers and fire department members.

Following the ceremony, which will include a tribute to those lost in the 9-11 attacks, visitors to the park will be able to take advantage of many activities including pony rides, cornhole tournament and Civil War demonstrations.

There is also a Pet Parade planned, along with a karaoke contest, inflatables, a Community Picnic and live entertainment throughout the day.

Food trucks and a concession stand will be available during the celebration. If you plan to enjoy the music in the park, you are encouraged to bring your own lawn chair.

or more information, you can contact the Yale Area Chamber of Commerce.

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