Wednesday, January 10, 2024

MLK Celebration set for Jan. 15 in Plattsburgh

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Plattsburgh, NY-  The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2024 at the Newman Center in Plattsburgh, NY. The Martin Luther King Jr. Committee is looking forward to welcoming attendees for this annual celebration. The theme for 2024 is, “Why we can’t wait: Activating our power for equity in justice.” This year’s celebration will feature Mr. William Verity, music director at Plattsburgh High School (PHS). Verity will intersperse reminiscences of his many valued years at PHS as he finalizes his teaching career before moving on to new adventures. He will conduct the PHS chorus and entertain attendees with selections that reflect his long and memorable career which will relate to the program.

Martin Luther King Jr. promoted nonviolence to seek equality for all people. This program will highlight the importance of making positive change without using violence. The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact: Brett Carpenter, Martin Luther King Jr. Committee President, at MLKPlattsburgh@gmail.com or (518) 569-5617.

Photo at top: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Wikimedia Commons photo.

 

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