I just thought I'd pass on information about two memorials happening for Jackie in Hamilton. Here's the information I received:
ANNOUNCEMENT – 2 memorial events for Jackie Washington
Both of these events can be found at the Jackie Washington Facebook fanpage. Check for details and possible carpools: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jackie-Washington/90756978363?ref=ts#/pages/Jackie-Washington/90756978363
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009
The Jackie Washington Twilight Memorial and Gathering of the People.
OPEN TO ALL
When: Monday July 6, 2009
Time: 7:30-9pm Formalities: 7:45pm
Bring your acoustic instrument, horn, tambourine, shaker or drum for a New Orleans style send-off!
Come as you are. If you wish, bring a chair or blanket.
Where: The Jackie Washington Rotary Park, Wellington St, north of Barton St. Hamilton ON
From Burlington St. turn towards the Mountain on Wellington St. (one way south)
From Barton St turn on to Victoria (one way north) towards the water and at Ferrie St turn left. One block over at Wellington is the parking lot.
Out-of-towners: Check Jackie Washington fanpage on Facebook for directions and possible carpools or refer to Gold Book maps.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
Washington Family Memorial Celebration of the life of Jack Washington
OPEN TO ALL
A celebration of the life of one of Hamilton's finest. Jack Washington was many things to many people and we would like to take the time to share, reminisce and laugh as we say goodbye to a wonderful family man, friend, and musician. Please join us and enjoy this celebration.
When: Wednesday July 8
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Stewart Memorial Church
The church is located at 114 John St. N. in Hamilton.
Out-of-towners: Check Jackie Washington fanpage on facebook for directions or refer to Gold Book or Google maps.