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January 11, 2013

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to be celebrated in Three Rivers January 21st

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Written by: Bruce Snook
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Plans have been announced for the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Three Rivers on Monday, January 21st.

The observance – sponsored by Three Rivers Area Faith Community (TRAFC) and the local branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) – will begin with a march from City Hall to Riverside Church at 9 a.m.  Participants are asked to meet at Riverside Church, 207 East Michigan Avenue, between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m.  The St. Joseph County Transportation Authority (SJCTA) will transport marchers to City Hall in advance of the march.

A Youth Service will get underway at 10:15 a.m. and there will be a breakfast from 11 a.m. until 12 noon.

The special day will conclude with an evening service at 6 o’clock at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 817 8th Street.

“All are welcome to come.”

For more information, call Minister Diane Clay at (269) 506-8417.

To download a flyer about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration in Three Rivers, click here.

One Comment

  1. Joye

    Bruce, thanks for the heads up on this celebration!

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