Nissan announces birthday celebration

CANTON, Miss. (AP) -- Nissan's 10th birthday bash on May 25 in Jackson, Miss., will feature Kool & the Gang.

Camille Young, Nissan's spokeswoman at the Canton, Miss., plant, says in a news release that the event will be held at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson. There will also be circus performers and a children's area with a variety of activities.

Young says gates to the stadium will open at 4 p.m. Food and family entertainment will continue until 9 p.m., including Kool & The Gang's performance at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Nissan will provide complimentary beverages. Food will be available from local vendors. Security will be provided. Coolers, alcohol and outside food or beverages are not allowed.

Nissan employs about 5,000 people in Canton.

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