2011 MLK Holiday Celebration Events
"Holding Onto the Dream: Living in Hope, Faith & Reconciliation."
The MLK Steering Committee, Inc. held its 2011 MLK Holiday Celebration Events Saturday, January 8, 2011 through Monday, January 17, 2011 in honor of the life & legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Youth Rap Session & Awareness Service
The Youth Rap Session was held on Saturday, January 8, 2011 and the Awareness Service was held on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church coordinated by the Youth Committee of the MLK Steering Committee. Inc.
Unity March & Rally
The Unity March began at North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and ended at First Presbyterian Church which hosted the Rally on Monday, January 17, 2011 organized by the Special Events Committee of the MLK Steering Committee, Inc.
Annual Religious Service
The Annual Religious Service was held on Monday, January 17, 2011 at Kings Park International Church with Keynote Speaker Rev. Dr. Clifford A. Jones, Sr., Pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC. The Service included greetings from local, state & federal elected officials, presentation of Academic Scholarships and the 2011 Keeper of the Dream Award, celebratory music and a message by Dr. Jones.