Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March to be held in Murfreesboro 01/21/2019

  Email   Print



ABOVE: Photos from the Jan. 2018 MLK MARCH in Murfreesboro.

The annual Martin Luther King Jr Day March is being planned for downtown Murfreesboro.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an annual federal holiday that celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. The American holiday honors the life and achievements of this influential civil rights leader.

A special march will take place on Monday, January 21, 2019. The march has become an annual tradition. March coordinator Shawn Brown has been organizing the Murfreesboro event since its inception and told WGNS what the march means for our community...



The March begins at Central Magnet School (701 E. Main Street, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee) with the line up at 11:30 a.m. and the march beginning promptly at Noon and ending at Patterson Park Community Center Pavilion. An MLK Jr. Holiday Program for students and community youths will begin at 1:00 p.m. and go on until 3:00 p.m. in the Patterson Park Community Center.

More Details:

The Murfreesboro Lodge #12, Free & Accepted Masons, P.H.A, with the assistance of our Corporate Sponsors Bridgestone & The United Steel Workers Union, leads The 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Day March. Participants include The Murfreesboro NAACP, The Divine Nine Greek Organizations, Smithfork District Youth & Choir Leaders, & The Community as a Whole. The March begins at Central Magnet School, 701 E. Main Street, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee with the line up at 11:30 a.m. and the march beginning promptly at Noon and ending at Patterson Park Community Center Pavilion. An MLK Jr. Holiday Program for students and community youths will begin at 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Patterson Park Community Center. No food or drinks will be allowed inside. The public is invited to attend. The event is sponsored by the Dr. Martin Luther Jr. Scholarship Fund of Rutherford County.

For more information on the Murfreesboro MLK Jr. Day March, contact Shawn Brown, MLK Day March Chairman, at 615-618-1001.

ADVERTISEMENT



Read more from:
News
Tags: 
MLK March, Murfreesboro, WGNS
Share: 
  Email   Print
Related Articles
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: