Martin Luther King Jr. to be celebrated in 2 events

Join in the celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center during two events on Monday, Jan. 16.

The morning will start with the 31st Annual Youth Activity presented by the Salisbury High School Association. End the evening with the Tri-County MLK Coalition at the 32nd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration and Commemoration Banquet.

The Youth Activity, with the theme of “Keep Your Dreams Alive,” will be held in the Normandy Arena from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Enjoy a free breakfast during presentations by youth speakers and entertainment including youth praise dancers and youth choirs. Free bus transportation will be provided.

For more information, contact Rosemary Hudson at 410-742-8524, Wanda Downes at 410-742-2749, Phyllis Hardy at 410-742-1575 or Edward Henry at 443-944-2953.

Attendees to the Youth Activity are asked to bring canned goods for the Maryland Food Bank.

The 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 10 for $350 through Jan. 5.

Tickets can be purchased from Lamech Lodge No. 30 at 305 East Isabella St. in Salisbury.

Contact Jesse T. Ballard at 410-546-4206, Marion “Bud” Barkley at 410-742-2482 or Ronald Molock at 410-603-6411 for more information.


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