Remembering King's legacy


Published: Thursday, January 12, 2006 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 at 2:25 p.m.
King Week activities
Thursday, Jan. 12 Diversity Luncheon Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Place: MLK MultiPurpose Center Contact: Ida Rawls, (352) 374-5284 Martin Luther King Jr. - 2006 Black History/Culture Brain Bowl Time : 7 p.m.
Place: MLK MultiPurpose Center Contact: Cynthia E. Mingo, (352) 466-3320 or (352) 222-9425 Saturday, Jan. 14 "Empowerment through Education Symposium"
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Place: MLK MultiPurpose Center Contact: Marie D. Small, (352) 335-0572 Sunday, Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr.
Commemorative Program Time: 11 a.m.
Place: Mount Zion AME Church, Hawthorne, Featuring: Inspirational song, skits and readings Television Special: "We Have A Dream"
Time : 4-6 p.m.
Place: WCJB TV20 Contact: Karen Woolfstead, (352) 352-377-2020 Martin L. King Jr. Commission of Florida Inc. 21st Annual Hall of Fame Banquet Place: Paramount Resort and Conference Center, 2900 SW 13th St.
Theme: "Empowerment For The Next Decade-Empowerment through Education"
Keynote Speaker: Bonita Parker, chief operating officer, Rainbow Push Coalition, Chicago, Ill.
Time: 6 p.m.
Tickets: $40 (no tickets sold at door) Contact: Jackie Hart-Williams, (352) 376-2442 or (352) 264-6956 Monday, Jan. 16 National Holiday Kickoff Program Time: Noon Place: Downtown Community Plaza, Speaker: Kendra Grimes, Eastside High School, 2006 Edna M. Hart Keeper of the Dream Award recipient Contact: Dorcas "Candy" Ramseur, (352) 514-1275 Annual Commemorative March Time: 1 p.m.
Place: from MLK Memorial Gardens (downtown) to MLK MultiPurpose Center, Waldo Road Contact: Diyonne McGraw, (352) 246-1739 National Holiday Program and Gospel Extravaganza Time: 2 p.m.
Place: MLK MultiPurpose Center, 1028 NE 14th St.
Featuring: local Gospel artists Contact: Janice Nix-Johnson (352) 380-9119 National Holiday Kickoff Program, noon, Downtown Community Plaza; speaker: Kendra Grimes, Eastside High School, 2006 Edna M. Hart Keeper of the Dream Award Recipient.
Annual Commemorative March, 1 p.m., MLK Memorial Gardens (downtown) to MLK Multi-Purpose Center, Waldo Road.
Gospel Extravaganza, 2 p.m., MLK Multi-Purpose Center, 1028 NE 14th St.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Commission Of Florida, Inc King Week 2006 Gainesville / Alachua County Commemorative Celebration Jan. 10-16, 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Of Florida, Inc

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