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Friday, January 17, 2014

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events in Kingsport

The annual MLK Day Parade starts at 11 AM in Kingsport.   The parade route begins in the Rhoton Insurance Agency parking lot, E. Sevier Avenue at E. Center Street, and will proceed up Center Street to the Kingsport City Hall.

Immediately after the march, the New Vision Youth invites everyone to the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon on Monday, January 20th, at 1:15 PM.

The menu will be spaghetti, bread, desserts and drinks.

The luncheon will be in the Riverview Community Room on Wheatley Street, next to the tennis courts.

New Vision Youth is sponsoring the luncheon in partnership with South Central Kingsport Community Development, Kingsport Parks and Recreation, and Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Also, the New Vision Youth is sponsoring the annual "MLK Community Unity Candlelight Vigil," at 5:30, in the Shiloh Baptist Church Parking Lot, 712 E. Sevier Avenue.

Please bring a candle to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King and loved ones.

If inclement weather, the event will move inside the church.

Everyone is welcome to join us!

For more information, contact Johnnie Mae Swagerty 423-429-7553 or Jaquetta Hale, 423-579-4651.