Conway to hold 36th Annual MLK Weekend Celebration

Conway to hold 36th Annual MLK Weekend Celebration

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – The Conway-Horry County Planning Committee will host its 36th Annual Commemoration of the life and humanitarian efforts of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from January 15 through 18.

The weekend celebration will take place at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1111 Grainger Road in Conway.

On January 15 a Youth Out Loud Rally will be held and the winners of essay, art, and poetry contests will be announced.

Guest speakers throughout the week include SC House of Representatives for District 59, The Honorable Terry Alexander and Motivational Speaker, Lawrence "Lyfe" Dean.

On January 16, there will be a county-wide day of service. A special event honoring the Emanuel 9 will also take place to close the weekend of celebrations.

For more information or questions call April D. Garner at (843) 457-5308 or Margie Mclover at (843) 902-1406.

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