Martin Luther King Jr. events

January 12, 2008

HCC to host annual event on Jan. 21

Hagerstown Community College, The Herald-Mail Co. and the Community Foundation of Washington County will sponsor the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Celebration on Monday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Athletic, Recreation and Community Center at the college.

The celebration will begin with interactive diversity workshops for elementary students, middle/high school students and college students/adults.

Educational consultant and trainer Marvin Worthy will deliver the keynote address, "Dr. King's Message in 2008." The Rev. Darin Mency of the Greater Campher Temple will perform a dramatic rendition of King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

The event will include poetry readings, musical selections and a luncheon.

Students, staff and faculty are involved in planning this event, which is free to the public.

For more information, contact the public information office at Hagerstown Community College at 301-790-2800, ext. 265.

Program slated at Frederick school


FREDERICK - The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be explored Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School auditorium.

The program will feature student art, writing and musical performances on the theme "From Vision to Action."

Admission is free.

Lecture scheduled at school of arts

The Rev. Paul Berry of Full Life Ministry in Hagerstown will give a lecture celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Contemporary School of Arts, 4 W. Franklin St.

At this event, children are encouraged to share their thoughts and views on the significance of this day.

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