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Ninth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration scheduled

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Ninth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is scheduled Mon., Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. at the New Light C.M.E. Church located at 1301 S. Mill St. in Nashville. The 2016 theme, “If Not Now, Then When” will feature pastor, Jamie Erby of Rebecca Baptist Church of Hayworth, OK as the guest speaker.
The Alston Award is given at programs nationwide to honor Miriam Alston and the group of slaves she freed.
One award is given to the community member living or working in Howard County who most effectively exemplifies the characteristics demonstrated by Dr. King.
Nominations for the 2016 award may be given by calling or submitting a written one to Jimmie White at (870)451-1090 or Geneva Walton (870) 845-2050.
Area churches, community members, students, family and friends are asked to attend and support the event with a tribute of their choice to the program.
There were no formal invitations sent.

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