Friday, January 12, 2018

Woodford County Democrats Share MLK Events

This 2018 King Holiday observance will mark the 32nd year of the national holiday and the 89th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The King Holiday Committee of Peoria Inc. announces the following Peoria Area King Holiday Activities:  Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service

MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. FREEDOM MARCH: Assemble: 1:30 pm Depart: 2:00 pm. Marchers will travel from the Romeo B. Garrett Cultural Center at Bradley University, 824 Duryea Place, to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 305 S. Madison Park Terrace, Peoria. An MLK Commemorative Service & Awards Ceremony will follow.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE AND AWARDS CEREMONY: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM following Freedom March. Event held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 305 S. Madison Park Terrace, Peoria.

Rev Craig Williams_photo
Rev Craig Williams_photo

The inspirational speaker will be Rev. Craig Williams, Executive Director, Southside Mission.  Rev. Williams has become a powerful soldier of ministry in Peoria fighting drugs, poverty, and hopelessness. MLK Leadership Awards will be presented following the keynote address. Join in on this wonderful community event and celebrate a National Role Model and Civil Rights Leader. Thank you, MLK.


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