MLK celebration will be held in Fontana on Jan. 13


President was attending the national championship game between Alabama and Georgia Monday night in Atlanta, where he also signed a law creating a national historic park dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Reciting the many great words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has become a treasured part of the day that commemorates his service to the cause of advancing civil rights. Day, with live music, crafts and activities, panel discussion, exhibition tours and more. Beyond a celebration of his life, MLK Day is also a reminder that every day, each of us can play an important role in continuing his work. An audio presentation re-living speeches from King will be included.

"Fifty years is a good benchmark to really look at where the dream is", said Dearbone, chairman of the local Martin Luther King Jr.

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He said it was due to concerns about the embassy's move from the elite Mayfair district to a less fashionable area of London. It makes it even harder to finalise the state visit that he was afforded so graciously by the Queen a year ago.

Afterwards, participants are invited to make fleece blankets for the homeless, which will be donated to Pontiac's Grace Centers of Hope. Community Celebration at Carbondale Civic Center.

The RTC's transit services will be on a regular schedule on Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at Plainfield High School starting at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday: USF Sarasota-Manatee will feature "The King and I: Lecture Series and Community Celebration", a speakers program, workshops and an afternoon of community service in which USFSM students assemble personal-hygiene items for homeless organizations in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

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His expertise not only helped him, but competitors too, who followed him on the hard trail to ensure they don't make any mistakes. It was a long road to Arequipa for everyone though, with 508km of liaison section, which was also the longest yet of Dakar 2018.

There will be several events throughout the day on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, all of which will be free and open to the public.

3 p.m., Sunday, North Central College-Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Games run from 1 10 p.m. Tickets are $10. He was ordained by request of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Anniston, and served as interim pastor. Call the Roberts Family Development Center at for more information.

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