The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Top News

January 12, 2013

Two days needed to honor King

GREENVILLE — Two days of events are scheduled in Greenville next weekend in memory of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Corporation for Cultural Diversity of Greenville, Texas, the Greenville Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (GIMA) and the Greenville Branch of the NAACP are inviting all area churches, schools, civic and community group leaders to join in the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration Jan. 19-20.

The events will begin Saturday with a 5K “Run Against Racism”, starting from Market Square at the intersection of Lee and Bois d’Arc Streets in downtown Greenville. Registration for the event will be conducted on site starting at 7 a.m. Saturday, or online at www.inparksweplay.com. The event will begin at 8 a.m., and can be a race, a run or a walk, depending on the entrant. There is a $25 entry fee, with prizes to be awarded.

The Annual MLK Parade is scheduled to begin from Market Square at 10 a.m. Saturday, with staging one hour earlier.

Following the parade, at 11 a.m. Saturday, there will be a program celebrating King at Municipal Auditorium, 2821 Washington Street in Greenville.

On Sunday, Jan. 20, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worship service, sponsored by the GIMA, will be open to the public beginning at 3:30 p.m. at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church, 1620 Joe Ramsey Boulevard.

Those wanting additional information about the events can contact Dan Perkins at 903-454-6688.

1
Text Only
Top News
House Ads
Featured Ads
Poll

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Yes
No
Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Real Estate News