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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations to be held at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center

By Wicomico County Tourism | Jan 12, 2013
27th Annual Youth Activity and 28th Annual MLK Birthday Celebration

Join in on the celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center during two events on Monday, January 21.  The morning will start with the 27th Annual Youth Activity presented by Salisbury High School Association.  End the evening with the Tri-County Organizations’ Coalition, Inc. at the 28th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration and Commemoration Banquet.

The 27th Annual Youth Activity will be held in the Normandy Arena from 8:30am to Noon.  Enjoy a free breakfast during presentations by youth speakers and entertainment including youth praise dances and youth choirs.  Free bus transportation will be provided. For more information, contact the following Rosemary Hudson 410.742.8524, Wanda Downes 410.742.2749 or Edward Henry 410.749.1815.

The 28th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Birthday Celebration and Commemoration Banquet will be held in the Normandy Arena starting at 6:30pm.  Tickets are $35 each.  This year’s dinner is dedicated in honor of the late Dr. DeWayne H. Whittington who served on this committee in years past.  The speaker will be Dr. Juliette B. Bell from UMES.  Tables will be reserved for tickets purchased in blocks of ten for $350.  Tickets can be purchased from Jesse T. Ballard (410) 546.4206 or Marion (Bud) Barkley at (410) 742.2482 for more information.

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