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Martin Luther King Jr. events schedule

The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21st, will continue with the following schedule of events announced.

On Saturday, January 19th, at 10 a.m. the annual MLK Jr. Parade will proceed through downtown Millen. Line-up starts at 9 a.m. at the end of Cotton Avenue, the usual location. The parade will end at Bethel A.M.E. Church for a Youth Extravaganza.

Saturday, January 19th, the 9th annual MLK Jr./Charles Beale Memorial Scholarship Banquet will be held 6 p.m. at the Jenkins County Senior Citizens Center. The speaker will be the honorable Johnathan McCollar, Mayor of Statesboro.

Sunday, January 20, the Service of Rededication will be held 5 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church, Old Sylvania Road, the speaker for this service will be the Rev. Reginald Scott, Minister, Trueborn Church of Christ Deliverance Center, Millen and Augusta.

Tickets for the events
may be purchased from any
MLK Committee member:
Rev. P.M. Broomfield,
478-206-7013;
Mirian Johnson, 706-526-1051;
Maebel McCloud,
706-360-8163;
Burman or LaSwan Spells,
706-526-1506; or
Walter Thomas, 706-360-0848.
All proceeds will benefit
the Scholarship fund.

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