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DC Commemorates Martin Luther King with Birthday Celebration and Area Event

Thursday, January 1, 2004

DC Commemorates Martin Luther King with Birthday Celebration and Area Event

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr., pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church.

On January 15, 2004, Mayor Anthony A. Williams and the DC Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission will host a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the District's 19th annual citywide observance of the King Holiday.  The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr., pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church. 

Mayor Williams will present two Living the Dream Awards, and entertainment will be provided by the Metropolitan Music Ministry, Blues Alley Youth Orchestra, and Minister Paul Heflin.  Mayor Williams and the Commission are proud to present this year's celebration, which kicks off a weekend of celebrations.  Among those celebrations is a day-long opportunity to engage in service projects on January 19. 

 

WHO:            
Mayor Anthony A. Williams
DC Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission
 
WHAT:
19th Annual King Holiday Celebration
 
WHEN:
Thursday, January 15, 2004
6:00 pm (Reception)
6:30 pm (Program begins)
 
WHERE: The University of the District of Columbia
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW,
Main Auditorium
Building 46