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Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh to be inaugurated Dec. 6

Posted at 7:54 AM, Nov 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-29 09:28:23-05

Catherine Pugh will be inaugurated as mayor of Baltimore on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

The day will begin with the inauguration ceremony at City Hall beginning at 11 a.m.

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Pugh will host four community receptions throughout the city following the ceremony.

  • 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Middle Branch Rowing Club, located at 3301 Waterview Ave.
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the DuBurns Center, located at 3100 Boston St.
  • 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Humanim, located at 1701 N. Gay St.
  • 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Cylburn Arboretum, located at 4915 Greenspring Ave.

On Pugh's inauguration website, she wrote a letter addressed to the public.

"But what I’m most excited about is the next morning – when I can get to work serving the people of Baltimore as mayor," she said. "This is our city. These are our neighborhoods. We must move our city forward.

"I promise I will work day and night on behalf of all of the citizens of our city, but I need you to work with me. We all have a responsibility to make this a community where each person, each family and, especially, each child can thrive."

Pugh will hold an event, Our Whole City - Catherine Pugh Inaugural Celebration Of Baltimore, following the community receptions. The celebration will feature music and light refreshments. It is being held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hilton Baltimore, located at 401 W. Pratt St.

Tickets to the event cost $100 each and must be purchased in advance.

The full inauguration schedule can be found here. Tickets to the celebration can be found here.

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