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5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Scholarship Presentation

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Just a reminder that later today the City of Antioch and the Antioch Unified School District, along with community partners and sponsors, will present the 5th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration in the Deer Valley High Theater (4700 Lone Tree Way) from 1-3 PM.

This celebration began in 2009 with then Antioch City Council Member Reggie Moore’s desire to celebrate Dr. King’s historical contributions, along with creating a scholarship program for high school and middle school students.  Antioch’s Mayor Wade Harper and AUSD School Board President Joy Motts, will continue the celebration with the support of business and community leaders. The celebration will include a keynote speaker Sylvester Henderson, gospel recording artist Alfreda Lyons-Campbell, Comedian Lenard Jackson and student performances.

This event is sponsored by the City of Antioch, Antioch Unified School District, CCC Supervisor Federal Glover, Arts & Cultural Foundation of the City of Antioch. For more information, visit http://art4antioch.org/MLK-Program.asp, contact Diane Gibson-Gray, (925) 325-9897 or email Diane@Art4Antioch.org.

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