McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

January 8, 2013

Events set for MLK day

From submitted reports
Submitted report

McALESTER — Several activities are set in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

The activities are sponsored by the Pittsburg County Holiday Commission each January.

Jan. 18 — The Rev. Dr. David L. Monk of Hartshorne will be the speaker during Commemorative Services to be held at 11 a.m. at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, 408 East Wyandotte.

Jan. 19 — Linda Johnson will be the special guest speaker for the banquet at 6 p.m. in the McAlester High School Cafeteria, 1 Buffalo Drive. The theme of the event is “Living the Dream, Moving Forward.”

Tickets are on sale now. Advance tickets are $8 for adults or $9 at the door and for youth the advance tickets are $4 and $5 at the door.

For more information contact Miller Newman at 918-423-6396.