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Martin Luther King Candlelight March

Martin Luther King Candlelight March
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Annual MLK Candlelight March and Ceremony

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Bishop Brandon A. Jacobs, Sr., President of The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, present the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Legacy Awards Celebration.

Lineup for the march is at 6:30am on January 15, 2018, at Hammond City Hall, 5925 Calumet Ave, and the march will begin at 6:45am.

The celebration will take place at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave, after the march. There, the Drum Major Legacy Award, the Rosa Parks Legacy Award, and the Distinguished Service Award will be presented.

The 2018 winners of the Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Awards are as follows:

Drum Major Legacy Award –This award recognizes an individual or organization for making a significant contribution toward realizing Dr. King’s dream of equality, social justice, and peace. In one of his more famous sermons, Dr. King said, “…say that I was a drum major for justice…for peace…for righteousness. Drum Major Legacy Award will be presented to:  Mr. Jeffrey Morrow

Rosa Park Legacy Award –This award is given an individual for their spirit of excellence with her caring heart, lifelong service to her community and the strong legacy that she as an individual has planted in the lives of so many. Rosa Park Legacy Award will be presented to : Rev. Dr. Shirley Gillespie

Distinguished Service Award –This award recognizes an individual for making meaningful contributions to the City of Hammond through leadership, service and education.  A person who embraces and practices the principles of unity, collective work, responsibility, purpose, and self determination. Distinguished Service Awards will be presented to: Grandma Lois TLC Daycare & Mr. Lester Stokes

Speakers: United States Senator Joe Donnelly and Congressman Peter Visclosky, U. S. House of Representatives


Presented by:
Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Mayor, City of Hammond
Bishop Brandon A. Jacobs, Sr., President,
The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity

We are highly anticipating media coverage at this event. Please contact Gloria Mabry, 219-853-6358 x2, for details.

 

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.