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Happy Birthday, Cherokee!

Wednesday, July 6, 2005

At right is the official, designated logo for the City of Cherokee's Sesquicentennial Celebration scheduled for June 29-July 2, 2006.

Depicting Cherokee's 150th Birthday, the colorful logo will adorn all types of Sesquicentennial memorabilia, beginning with T-shirts geared at raising funds to enable the committee to purchase future souvenirs and related memorabilia.

The logo was designed by Mick Samsel of Creative Services, and Vanessa Reusch of the Chronicle Times.

The "Cherokee 150" Store located in the former Joyce's Shoppe between Golf Etc. and Royer's Jewelry on West Main Street will be Sesquicentennial Headquarters now through conclusion of the celebration next summer. The store wil be open from noon to 4 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Future hours of operation will be made public next week.

The Sesquicentennial Committee, headed by volunteer Evan Knapp, also will be selling items and supplying information in a booth at the Cherokee County Fair July 7-10.

Beginning now, Sesquicentennial volunteers are needed in a variety of capacities and can seek out more information by visiting the downtown Cherokee 150 Store, or the booth at the fair.

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