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Dr. Angela L. Batey
Director of Music

AngelaBatey2Angela Batey is recognized as a prominent conductor, clinician, adjudicator and teacher whose wide variety of experience encompasses professional, university, high school, community and church choruses. Dr. Batey is Associate Director for Graduate Studies at the University of Tennessee School of Music and Director of Choral Activities. She is also honored to be the James R. Cox Professor of Music. She conducts the Chamber Singers and teaches conducting courses at the graduate levels. Dr. Batey is also Director of Music at Farragut Presbyterian Church.

She is Past-President of the Tennessee American Choral Directors Association and is currently serving on the Executive Board of Southern Division ACDA.  Batey has been Associate Conductor of Schola Cantorum of Florida, a professional chorus, Associate Music Director of the Florida Ambassadors of Music, and Festival Director of the International Cathedral Music Festival.

Dr. Batey has appeared as a clinician for the American Choral Directors Association, South Carolina Music Educators Association, Florida Vocal Association, East Tennessee Vocal Association, West Virginia Vocal Association, Georgia Vocal Association, and is a frequent adjudicator, clinician and guest conductor of choral festivals, honor choirs and educational workshops. Her concern for excellence in education is the focal point of her teaching career.

Dr. Batey holds two degrees from Birmingham-Southern College in Music Education and Musical Theatre, a master’s degree from The Florida State University in Music Education and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Choral Conducting from the University of South Carolina. In addition, she has studied conducting with Hugh Thomas, Joseph Flummerfelt, Robert Shaw, Colleen Kirk, Clayton Krehbiel, Andre Thomas, Don V Moses and Larry Wyatt.


Tami Newsom
Associate Director of Music

TamiNewsom2Tami Newsom is an accomplished musician and choral director, proficient on a variety of instruments including the piano, organ, flute, and mountain dulcimer. She is Past Dean of the Knoxville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Ms. Newsom’s accomplishments are many and she has performed a large number of music from all genres. She first began her musical career at the age of 6, learning to play piano. At age 13, under the guidance and tutelage of her music instructors, Robbie Roseberry and Peter Picerno, she began playing the organ at First Cumberland Presbyterian in Memphis, where she remained for 25 years.

As an accomplished singer, Ms. Newsom was a member of a Memphis based auditioned chorus group called The Wolf River Singers. Simultaneously, she was part of their elite Ensemble Singer program. She has sat in as a juried member in the euphonium section of many music students’ final exams. A one year appointment as the Organist at Resurrection Catholic Church in Memphis, preceded Ms. Newsom’s transition to the Choral Director/Organist at First Cumberland Presbyterian in Oak Ridge,Tennessee. She became Organist at Farragut Presbyterian Church on January 1, 2000. With over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of ecumenical denominations, Ms. Newsom is also committed to quality music within the worship experience.

Ms. Newsom’s other interests lie in her previous career in the medico-legal setting. In 1985 she began working at the Medical Examiner’s office and Regional Forensic Center in Memphis, Tennessee, where she also served as Office Manager for the Medical Examiner’s office and Toxicology Laboratory. After setting up the Regional Forensic Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she took a position as Administrator at the Regional Forensic Center in Knoxville, where among her many duties she also coordinated numerous forensic meetings and conferences with students, residents, law enforcement officers, and medico-legal personnel.

After 20 years in the medical field, Ms. Newsom began a new career as a full-time student at the University of Tennessee School of Music.  A recipient of multiple music scholarships, she is completing degrees in Sacred Music, Religious Studies, and Judaic Studies.

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Sunday Mornings
8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship services

Sunday School
9:45 a.m.


SUMMER SCHEDULE STARTS JULY 2

One worship service at 10:00 a.m.
Adult Sunday School at 9:00 a.m.
No children/youth Sunday School

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June  2017
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Events on June 1, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • TVP rehearsal/Rm A, Sanc, Narthex
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Dr. Angie Batey is contact person./dz
  • Thursday Night Bible Study/Wilson Home
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 1, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: 11720 N Williamsburg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Elizabeth Wilson is contact person./dz
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Events on June 2, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 2, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • TVP rehearsal/FH, Rm A, Narthex
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 2, 2017 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Dr. Angie Batey is contact person./dz
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Events on June 3, 2017
  • TVP rehearsal/FH, Rm A, Narthex
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: June 3, 2017 - 5:00 pm
    Description: Dr. Angie Batey is contact person./dz
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Events on June 4, 2017
  • Day of Pentecost
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 5, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Worship
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Fellowship Comm/FH
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Sunday School
    Starts: 9:45 am
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Worship
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • VBS Setup/Entire Church
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 3:00 pm
    Description: Katina Sharp is contact person./dz
  • SMSG/Parlor
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • String Orchestra Rehearsal/Rm A
    Starts: 5:15 pm
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 5:45 pm
    Description: contact person is Katina Sharp (865)742-2292 or KatinaSharp@aol.com./dz
  • Middle School Youth Group-Room D
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 4, 2017 - 7:30 pm
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Events on June 5, 2017
  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL "Hero Central"
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: 9:00 a.m. to noon every day.
  • BS 444 PLC/A, 2
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 5, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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Events on June 6, 2017
  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL "Hero Central"
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: 9:00 a.m. to noon every day.
  • Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group/Parlor
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 6, 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Description: Joanie/Beth/Sharon are contacts./dz
  • NMD/B; OC/ Rm A
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 6, 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Description: Worship & Music/A
    New Member Development/B
    Fellowship/YR
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Events on June 7, 2017
  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL "Hero Central"
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: 9:00 a.m. to noon every day.
  • Prayer at Panera
    Starts: 7:30 am
    Ends: June 7, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • SMSG/Cancelled
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 7, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Chancel Choir/Room A
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 7, 2017 - 8:30 pm
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Events on June 8, 2017
  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL "Hero Central"
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: 9:00 a.m. to noon every day.
  • Rockers/Mimi's Cafe
    Starts: 11:30 am
    Ends: June 8, 2017 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Mimi's Cafe, 10945 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Gloria Purjet is contact person./dz
  • Thursday Night Bible Study/Wilson Home
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 8, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: 11720 N Williamsburg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Elizabeth Wilson is contact person./dz
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Events on June 9, 2017
  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL "Hero Central"
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 12:00 am
    Description: 9:00 a.m. to noon every day.
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Events on June 10, 2017
  • Rockers/Abuelos Mexican Restaurant, Turkey Creek
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 10, 2017 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant - Knoxville, The Pinnacle at Turkey Creek, 11299 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Irene and Dave Rice are contacts./dz
    Dessert at Jan and Jerry Seiler's home.
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Events on June 11, 2017
  • Worship
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: June 11, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Sunday School
    Starts: 9:45 am
    Ends: June 11, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Worship
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 11, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Old Fashioned Picnic/FH
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: June 11, 2017 - 2:00 pm
    Description: Attendees bring desserts; Fellowship Committee provides the meal. Betsy Henderson is contact person./dz New members from this past year that joined will be honored. New directories to be delivered./dz
  • String Orchestra Rehearsal/Rm A
    Starts: 5:15 pm
    Ends: June 11, 2017 - 5:45 pm
    Description: contact person is Katina Sharp (865)742-2292 or KatinaSharp@aol.com./dz
  • Middle School Youth Group-Room D
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 11, 2017 - 7:30 pm
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Events on June 12, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 12, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Lectio Divina/Parlor
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 12, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • CEP Committee/Room 2
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 12, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Adult Line Dancing Classes/FH
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 12, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Description: Chuck Stuewe is contact person./dz
    This is an intermediate adult line dance class.
    Sorry, no childcare is available.
  • CE/Library
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 12, 2017 - 8:00 pm
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Events on June 13, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 13, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • PWC #1/Patricia Watson home
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 13, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • PWC #2/Library
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 13, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 13, 2017 - 4:45 pm
    Description: childcare available. Michelle Henry is instructor./dz
  • Personnel/Parlor
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 13, 2017 - 8:00 pm
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Events on June 14, 2017
  • Prayer at Panera
    Starts: 7:30 am
    Ends: June 14, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 14, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person.
    No childcare available./dz
  • PWC #3/Library
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 14, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 14, 2017 - 4:45 pm
    Description: michelle henry is contact person./dz
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Events on June 15, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 15, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 15, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • Thursday Night Bible Study/Wilson Home
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 15, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: 11720 N Williamsburg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Elizabeth Wilson is contact person./dz
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Events on June 16, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 16, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • BS Troop #912 overnight/FH, Kitchen
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 17, 2017 - 9:00 am
    Description: 6 boys, 2 adults on their way from Fairfield, OH to the Florida Keys. Darrell Sparks/David Metz are contact persons./dz
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Events on June 17, 2017
  • BS Troop #912 overnight/FH, Kitchen
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 17, 2017 - 9:00 am
    Description: 6 boys, 2 adults on their way from Fairfield, OH to the Florida Keys. Darrell Sparks/David Metz are contact persons./dz
  • Taiwanese Church/FH
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: June 17, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Foodies and Flock Tailgate/Nieman's home
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: June 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm
    Location: 613 E Fox Den Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Everyone will bring a tailgate food item to share. Pat Hickman/Betty Nicholls are contact persons./dz
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Events on June 18, 2017
  • Worship
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: June 18, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Sunday School
    Starts: 9:45 am
    Ends: June 18, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Worship
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • SMSG/Parlor
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: June 18, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • String Orchestra Rehearsal/Rm A
    Starts: 5:15 pm
    Ends: June 18, 2017 - 5:45 pm
    Description: contact person is Katina Sharp (865)742-2292 or KatinaSharp@aol.com./dz
  • Middle School Youth Group-Room D
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 18, 2017 - 7:30 pm
19
Events on June 19, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 19, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Lectio Divina/Parlor
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 19, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Adult Line Dancing Classes/FH
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Description: Chuck Stuewe is contact person./dz
    This is an intermediate adult line dance class.
    Sorry, no childcare is available.
  • PC/Library
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm
    Description: Administration/A
    Pastoral Care/B
    Property/2
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Events on June 20, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 20, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 20, 2017 - 4:45 pm
    Description: childcare available. Michelle Henry is instructor./dz
  • Worship & Music/Rm A
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 20, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Admin/Library
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 20, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • BS #444/FH, SS
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 20, 2017 - 8:00 pm
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Events on June 21, 2017
  • Prayer at Panera
    Starts: 7:30 am
    Ends: June 21, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 21, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person.
    No childcare available./dz
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 21, 2017 - 4:45 pm
    Description: michelle henry is contact person./dz
  • SMSG/Library
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 21, 2017 - 7:30 pm
22
Events on June 22, 2017
  • Men's Breakfast/Narthex
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Clergy Group/Library
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 12:00 pm
    Description: Rev. Matt is contact person./dz
  • West Area Pastors Lunch/Library
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
    Description: Dana Hendrix/Rev. Matt Nieman are contacts./dz
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • Thursday Night Bible Study/Wilson Home
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 22, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: 11720 N Williamsburg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Elizabeth Wilson is contact person./dz
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Events on June 23, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 23, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Feed the Homeless/VMC
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: June 23, 2017 - 1:00 pm
    Description: Meet in church parking lot to carpool downtown. Dee Robinson is contact person./dz
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Events on June 25, 2017
  • PWCT/Library
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Worship
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Sunday School
    Starts: 9:45 am
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Worship
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • String Orchestra Rehearsal/Rm A
    Starts: 5:15 pm
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 5:45 pm
    Description: contact person is Katina Sharp (865)742-2292 or KatinaSharp@aol.com./dz
  • Middle School Youth Group-Room D
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: June 25, 2017 - 7:30 pm
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Events on June 26, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 26, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Lectio Divina/Parlor
    Starts: 11:00 am
    Ends: June 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Adult Line Dancing Classes/FH
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 26, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Description: Chuck Stuewe is contact person./dz
    This is an intermediate adult line dance class.
    Sorry, no childcare is available.
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Events on June 27, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 27, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • PET Youth Ministry/Library
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: June 27, 2017 - 3:00 pm
    Description: Branham Lovingood is contact person. 423-295-5088./dz
  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 27, 2017 - 4:45 pm
    Description: childcare available. Michelle Henry is instructor./dz
  • Pack #444/2
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: June 27, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • BS #444/FH, SS
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 27, 2017 - 8:00 pm
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Events on June 28, 2017
  • Prayer at Panera
    Starts: 7:30 am
    Ends: June 28, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Zumba Fitness Class/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 28, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person.
    No childcare available./dz
  • Staff Meeting/Library
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: June 28, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 28, 2017 - 4:45 pm
    Description: michelle henry is contact person./dz
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Events on June 29, 2017
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: June 29, 2017 - 10:00 am
    Description: Michelle Henry is contact person./dz
    shakeyourrumba@gmail.com
    No childcare available.
  • Zumba/FH
    Starts: 3:45 pm
    Ends: June 29, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • Thursday Night Bible Study/Wilson Home
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: June 29, 2017 - 8:30 pm
    Location: 11720 N Williamsburg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934, USA
    Description: Elizabeth Wilson is contact person./dz
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Events on June 30, 2017
 

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