Sunday, January 16, 2011

Asheboro Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 17

Asheboro's Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities
Monday January 17, 2011

"Of one tree are all ye the fruit, and of one bough the leaves. Let not man glory in this that he loveth his country, let him rather glory in this that he loveth his kind. "

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.”
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

8 a.m., Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast, Central School Gym, 621 Franks St., Asheboro. Musical entertainment from the Gospel Gents and a speaker, the Rev. John Gullett.

10 a.m., Annual Symbolic March walking about 10 neighborhood blocks, which begins and ends at the Central School Gym. For those physically unable to make the walk transportation provided by Hodges Funeral Services, St. Luke Church and Wesley Chapel Church.

Noon, Youth Speeches at Central School Gym

2 p.m., Youth Tree planting at Central School Gym. Owen George, with Trees Asheboro, said the environmental group plans to help the youth plant fruit trees.

6 p.m., Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Worship Service at Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church, 1017 Brewer St., Asheboro. The event will be sponsored by St. Luke United Methodist Church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. David Miller of Christ Fellowship.

From reports in the Courier Tribune 1/16/11

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