Reflections: Martin Luther King ceremony is Sunday at City Hall

Reflections: Martin Luther King ceremony is Sunday at City Hall

According to Megan Franks, MSU assistant director of student leadership and community engagement, volunteering is a significant way individuals can become more involved with the holiday.

Parker-Bennett-Curry Elementary School will be a destination for events Sunday and Monday. To participate, email

Participants in the Lexington Martin Luther King Day parade march downtown on Monday, January 18, 2016 in Lexington, Ky.

Two rehearsals are scheduled for the community choir: the first one at 7 p.m. Friday at Faith Tabernacle Church at 15 Nelson St., and the second one at noon Saturday, also in the church.

One way to be of service is to donate blood. He expects more than 700 marchers.

It will feature performances by Quandee Hudson; Karen Wayne of Christ the King Family Worship Center in Weirton; and the Anointed Kids of Calvary from Mount Calvary Community Baptist Church. Blood donors will receive a voucher for a free pizza slice and soft drink, donated by Fratelli Pizza.

For more information on the breakfast, contact Dallas Leake at 419-559-8351.

The Clay County Landfill, Weed, Recycling, Mowing and Household Hazardous Waste departments at 1330 21st Road will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King Jr. delivering a speech in New York City in 1962 commemorate the 100th anniversary of the issuance of Abraham Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

LakeXpress, Lake County's public transportation service, will not operate on January 15. Visitors must show an Arizona ID for free entrance.

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, Flagstaff Speak Up will host its third annual Celebration of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement.

Omicron Phi Omega Chapter will co-sponsor Advancing the Dream - Let Freedom Ring, a series of three free events honoring King. "Ideas that would bring the country forward, that would bring the American people together, that would heal the what I call racial and partisan divides in our country, and I think the party is going to provide that to the American people".

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