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January 12, 2015

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration of Unity set for Jan. 18


Martin Luther King, Jr. CelebrationThe annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration of Unity event is scheduled for Sunday, January 18 at 3 p.m. inside the Robert Brown Theatre at Cowley College.

Pastor Darren Williams will be the guest speaker for the event. This years’ program will feature music from the Arkansas City Magic Voices Show Choir and Delphia Jennings. Arkansas City High School student Emily Flickinger will perform the National Anthem, Calder Klink will perform God Bless America and the Cub/Girl Scouts of America will lead the Pledge of Allegiance. The event will also include the annual presentation of the Joe B. Avery Community Spirit Award.

The Celebration is a gathering of song, praise, fellowship, and tribute. It is free and open to the public. The Celebration is sponsored by the Arkansas City Human Relations Commission whose mission is to promote equal opportunity for all persons in Arkansas City.

A reception will follow immediately in the Earle N. Wright Community Room in the Brown Center and refreshments will be served by the Arkansas City Soroptimist Organization.   

For more information about the event, contact Jason O’Toole at Cowley College by calling 620-441-5253.