21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Celebration

mlk2014Community members will gather for the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 17.

Participants may park and Steger Sixth Grade Center (701 N. Rock Hill Road) and take a 4 p.m. shuttle to Webster Groves City Hall, where the march will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Walkers are asked to bring flashlights and dress warmly.

 4:30 p.m. March begins on the steps of Webster Groves City Hall (4 East Lockwood)

5 p.m. March concludes with Dinner Reception at Steger Cafeteria

5:45 p.m. Community Celebration at Steger Auditorium

The keynote speaker will be James Allen, Chair of Deacons at First Baptist Church of Webster Groves who will speak about “Beloved Community.”

Special music will include Combined Faith Community Choir directed by Lamar W. Fitzgerald, The Groves Church, and Charlotte McFarland, FBCWG (piano)

Highlights of the event will include Special presentation by “OUR Webster Rock Hill Ministries,” recognition of the 2015 MLK Essay Contest Winners, and presentation of the Martin Luther King Scholarship Awards in honor of Ras Jones.

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