Family & Youth Opportunities Division's 6th annual Dr. Martin Luther King celebration, "Keeping the Dream Alive" will take place on January 13th.
There will be a parade beginning at Noon from the old Myrtle Hall III school at Grant and State; the route will go left on 7th Street, right on Desoto Avenue, left on MLK. right on Issaquena Avenue and right on 3rd Street, ending at the Civic Auditorium. Grand marshall for teh parade will be Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan, President of Touglaoo College in Jackson.
A banquet will be held in the Flamingo Bay Ballroom at the Isle of Capri Casino-Hotel at 6PM January 13th; keynote speaker will be Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan. Banquet tickets are $10, available from any Family & Youth Opportunities Division board member or at the door.
For more information about these events, call (662) 902-4848.