Bahai News - Events mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Events mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day The slain civil rights
leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner will be honored Monday
Kerry Kirkland, a former member of the York City School Board, will be the
guest speaker Monday at the Wesley Union Community Development Corp.'s
Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast and Awards Ceremony.
The program, called "The Dream: Remember! Celebrate! Act!," will begin
at 9:30 a.m. at the Harrisburg Hilton Hotel at Second and Market streets.
Kirkland, who used to be the executive director of the Pennsylvania
Democratic Party, is the associate deputy administrator for government
contracting and business development for the U.S. Small Business
The public is invited to the breakfast. A $10 donation is asked for the
For more information, call 541-0080.
Crispus Attucks Association Inc., through its Youth Against Drugs Program,
presents its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of service festivities
begin ning at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The theme for this year's festivities is
"Community Unity in Action."
The traditional breakfast and celebration will focus on service and
The guest speaker for the breakfast will be Jim Kalish, the author of "The
Story of Civil Rights in York, Pennsylvania - A 250-year interpretive
The breakfast is free and open to the public. The association is at 605 S.
Duke St., York.
A celebration to honor Martin Luther King Jr. is set for 7 p.m. Monday at
the YWCA of Hanover, 23 W. Chestnut St.
Dr. David L. Lovett, a Gettysburg native, teacher and counselor at
Shippensburg University will speak.
He received the 1996 Black Achiever Award from Black Opinion Magazine and
the 1999-2000 editorial award from Public Opinion's Quill.
Baha'i singers will perform songs of peace and freedom.
Refreshments will be served at the free, public ceremony.
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