Tuesday, January 6, 2015

MLK Citywide Celebration Scheduled

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The MLK Planning Committee, the City of Longview, and other community sponsors present the annual MLK Citywide Celebration.

Events planned are leading up to Monday, January 16.

Under the theme, “The Dream, From the Community to the World,” several events have been planned including a banquet, essay contest, art contest, jazz concert, parade, festival, humanitarian celebration, worship service, and a memorial march.

According to Community Services Coordinator Dietrich Johnson, “As, always, the City of Longview is excited to be a part of this significant celebration. These events coming together are great examples of Dr. King’s legacy.  The diverse group of volunteers from throughout the community working together to make it all happen hand in hand.”

To register for the MLK Parade, please contact the Broughton Recreation Center at 903-237-1276.

For more information
Contact:  Dietrich Johnson
903-237-1089

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