Bro. Odell Nichols, president of Concerned Citizens, has announced the eighth annual Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration and Parade to be held Saturday, Jan. 19.
Scheduled to begin at noon at Varnado Elementary School, it will parade to Varnado High School, where there will be a program, refreshments and activities for all ages.
Nichols asks that churches and other organizations provide two entries in the parade at a cost of $50 per entry. Individuals may also place entries at $25 per entry. Each entity is responsible for its own throws. All entry fees are to be paid by Wednesday, Jan. 16.
On parade day, participants are to be at Varnado Elementary School by 11 a.m., and lined up and ready to begin the parade by noon.
In addition to the young people participating in the parade, Nichols asks that each church select at least one youth to participate in the program with a song, poem or reading in honor and remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Concerned Citizens ask for your participation in this annual celebration promoting African-American heritage that keeps King’s dream alive. For any additional information, contact Nichols at 986-3746 or Bro. Levi Lewis, MLK parade/program chairman, at 735-5890.
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Concerned Citizens group announces MLK celebration and parade