News Release

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Activities
Posted: 1/9/2017 5:00 PM
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Lafayette has set the following activities and programs for January 14-16, 2017.
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Musical Extravaganza                          1 p.m.
Martin Luther King Youth Pageant     4 p.m.
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Martin Luther King Holiday Parade     3 p.m.
Parade Marshal:  Mrs. Mathilda Martin

The parade will start at the Martin Luther King Center, 309 Cora Street and process down MLKing Memorial Parkway (Willow Street) and conclude at the Clifton Chenier Center/Church of Philadelphia.

Individuals or groups desiring to participate in the parade are requested to contact Robert Benoit at 337-291-8704.
Monday, January 16, 2017

Flag Raising/Opening Activities        8:30 a.m.
Community Luncheon Program      11:45 a.m.
      Recognition of Holiday Event Sponsors
            Medical/Health Screenings
            Voter Registration
            Display Booths/ExhibitsDisplay Booths/Exhibits

Evening Commemorative Program     6 p.m.
      Featured Speaker: Dr. Logan C. Hampton,Featured Speaker: Dr. Logan C. Hampton,
                                     President, Lane College, 
                                     Jackson, Tennessee