The Emancipation Association of Savannah,- Georgia and vicinity has scheduled the 154th Emancipation Proclamation Day Celebration for 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 2, 2017, at Greater Emmanuel Tabernacle, 1101 Stiles Ave., Savannah, Ga. Bishop Jay Kelly is the local pastor. The speaker for the occasion will be the Rev. Dr. Carl M. Johnson, Pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Alexandria,VA. Church registrations of $50.00 are to be mailed to: The Emancipation Association of Savannah, Ga., 31401. The public is cordially invited to attend this great celebration and help insure many of the young people are in attendance.