Cape Gazette

Parade kicks off Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

Jan 21, 2014
Jabrion Simms with the First State Community Action League parade float chants.

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration started with a parade in Lewes Jan. 18. Twenty-two groups participated, including local churches, community groups, Delaware State Police and the Cape Henlopen High School Band.

Janie Miller, left, and Jordan Taylor carry the banner for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Behind them are (l-r) Grand Marshal and Lewes Mayor Jim Ford, Sen. Ernie Lopez, R-Lewes; Lewes Councilperson Bonnie Osler, Deputy Parade Marshal and Deputy Mayor Ted Becker, who lead the parade to St. Peter's Episcopal Church. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Faith UM Sunday school participants carry signs reminding us if this years message, Remembering the Past; Planning the Future. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Little Miss Georgetown Kaya James walks the parade route with elegance. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Eagles Nest Church Academy students musically sing about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The fancy car portion of the parade. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Ted and Regina Taylor of New Jersey stay warm watching the parade. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Manny Davis trucks down Savannah Road during the parade. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The Cape Henlopen High School Band performs during the celebration weekend kickoff. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Delaware State Police Mounted Patrol Unit Inc. and the cleanup crew march through the streets of Lewes. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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