Events honoring King are set for Civic Center

The public is encouraged to join in the celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center during two events on Monday.

The morning will start with the 30th Annual Youth Activity presented by Salisbury High School Association.

Concluding the special day that evening will be the Tri-County Organizations’ Coalition at the 31st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration and Commemoration Banquet.

The 30th Annual Youth Activity will be held in the Midway Room from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Enjoy a free breakfast during presentations by youth speakers and entertainment including youth praise dances and youth choirs.

Free bus transportation will be provided. For more information, contact Rosemary Hudson 410-742-8524, Wanda Downes 410-742-2749 or Edward Henry 410-749-1815.

The 31st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration and Commemoration Banquet will be held in the Normandy Arena starting at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are $35 each. Tables will be reserved for tickets purchased in blocks of ten for $350. Tickets can be purchased from Lamech Lodge No. 30, 305 East Isabella St. in Salisbury. Please contact Jesse T. Ballard 410-546-4206 or Marion “Bud” Barkley at 410-742-2482 for more information.

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