2018-01-10 / Front Page

MLK 2018 Schedule of events announced

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee has announced the schedule of events for the 2018 MLK Celebration to be held in Millen. This year’s theme is “The Man, The Dream, The Legacy.” Ms. Willie Mae Johnson will be the Grand Marshal.

Annual MLK Jr. Breakfast – Jan. 13th – 8 a.m. – First Baptist Church – Rev. Robert Davis Jr. speaker.

MLK Jr/Charles Beale Memorial Scholarship Banquet – Jan. 13th – 6 p.m. – Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center – Jenkins County School Superintendent Tara Cooper speaker. For ticket information, contact a committee member.

Service of Rededication – Jan. 14th – 5 p.m. – Zion Baptist Church – Rev. Eric Cooper, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, speaker.

Annual Parade – Jan. 15th – 10 a.m. – downtown Millen.

Youth Extravaganza at the Millen Civic Center, following the parade.

For more information on any of these events call committee members: Rev. P. M. Broomfield, 478-206-7013; Mirian Johnson, 706-526-1051; Maebel McCloud, 706-360-5999; Mae Della Sapp, 706-360-0908; Johnnie Mae Sherrod, 706- 360-8163; Burman or LaSwan Spells, 706-526-1506; or Walter Thomas, 706-360-0848.

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