Martin Luther King, Jr. Tributes

Here are opportunities in #Calhoun to remember and pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend.


Sunday, January 14:

The community is invited to the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute service on Sunday, January 14 at 4 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, located at 452 West Line Street in Calhoun.

This year’s theme is “Never Lose Hope, Unity Wins.” The memorial musical service, held to remember King and his vision, will include local and regional musical guests, including: Four Brothers of Rome, Virgil Harrison & Company, Judge Richie Parker, Laron Hamilton, Mercedes McBride, and Big C & Voices of Zion, along with others. Additionally, there will be uplifting speakers that will comment on unity.

Following the service, the public is invited to enjoy the Coretta Scott King reception at McConnell Road Community Center in Calhoun.

Monday, January 15:

The MLK, Jr. Commission invites the community to place flowers at the MLK Memorial on Court Street anytime during the day.


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