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2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration Events, January 15 – 19

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January each year (January 19, 2015) to pay honor to Dr. King and to the principles for which he lived and died. As in years past, the Logan Community Association, in partnership with various churches and service organizations, organize a variety of educational, inspirational, and celebratory events to honor and celebrate the life and work of Dr. King. Most events as listed below are free and open to the public.
 

Thursday– January 15
12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Outreach Luncheon at Grace Lutheran Church (58 Chestnut Drive, Concord, NC)
 
Friday - January 16
10:00 a.m. MLK Photo Exhibit at the Logan Center
(208 Booker Drive, Concord, North Carolina

Saturday-January 17
9:00 a.m. - Community Prayer Breakfast, Bethel Baptist Church, Kannapolis -Adults $10, Children 12 & Under $5
10:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Basketball Tournament, Logan Center
1:00 p.m. - MLK Parade, Forest Hill United Methodist Church (noon line up)
3:oo p.m. Kids Logan Center - Gym
 
Sunday - January 18
3:00 p.m. - Gospel Fest (Expression of Gratitude
),Kittie Sanson Chapel Barber-Scotia College Campus.
 
Monday - January 19
Noon - Laying of Wreath Memorial Service, MLK Memorial Plaza, Cabarrus Ave. Roundabout
1:30 to 4:00 p.m. - Talent Celebration, Logan Center, Concord
 

Click here for more details about the 2015 MLK events.

 

Many volunteers, community groups, sponsors, and private donors work hard each year to bring these events to the community without any tax dollars and minimal staff support.
 
For more information about events listed, contact:
Captain Betty Stocks, stocksb@concordnc.gov (704) 920-5010 (Outreach Luncheon/Photo Exhibit)
Rev. Donald Anthony, lebuick@aol.com (704) 701.7167 (Wreath Ceremony/Gospel Fest)
Rev. Ruth Brooks, mcsucc@ctc.net (704) 796-0865 (Talent Show)
Wilma Means, wilmameans@aol.com (704) 782.9768 (Parade/Youth Activities)
Vanessa House (704) 933-6600 (Prayer Breakfast)
Rodney Smith (704) 920-5624 (Basketball Tournament)
 Pastor Roland Jordan (704) 712-7310 (Parade)
Ella Mae Small (704) 786-5647 / Alice Bolder (704) 425-3561 (Vendor Registration)
Cherie Jzar, jzarc@concordnc.gov (704) 920-5298 (General Communication)