SC (WMBF) - Various programs and events are planned for January 19, and the days leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. How will you celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King?
Below is a list of celebrations in your area.
Brown Bag Working Luncheons (Small Business Development and Job Fair and Training)
When: Saturday, January 17, 2015, 10 a.m.
Where: Myrtle Beach Train Depot
About: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Committee has many events planned for January 17-19.
Statewide Deliberative Dialogue Forum
When: Saturday, January 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Myrtle Beach Middle School
Community Talent Show Finals
When: Saturday, January 17, 5 p.m.
Where: Wheelwright Auditorium, Coastal Carolina
Civil Rights Sunday: Ecumenical Service
When: Sunday, January 18, 4 p.m.
Where: Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church
Corporate and Community Awards Breakfast
When: Monday, January 19, 8 a.m.
Where: Canal Street Recreation Center
About: Armstrong Williams will be the guest speaker.
Dr. Martin Luther King Grande Parade
When: Monday, January 19, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Downtown, beginning at the Pelicans' stadium
17th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
When: Thursday, January 15, 6:30 p.m.
Where: McNair Science Building's Chapman Auditorium, FMU.
About: Francis Marion University and the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce will host the MLK celebration. President and Chief Executive Officer of the Columbia Urban League, Inc, James T. McLawhorn, Jr, is the keynote speaker. There will also be musical performances. Admission is free and the public is invited.