January 7, 2008 - The Martin Luther King,
Jr. Commemoration Commission invites you to honor the life of Martin
Luther King, Jr. and the achievements of MLK Honorees at the 2008
King Week Celebration January 16th through the 21st.
| For additional
information contact Thomas "Tank" Strickland at 865-215-2048.
$35 ticket covers both the Jan. 17 symposium and luncheon events.
year's theme is "Stand Tall."
List of MLK Honorees
Distinguished Service - Pastor James H. Davis
Community Service - Patricia Crippens
Advocacy - The Clinton 12
Education - Montina Jones
Business - NMP Information Services
Arts - Donald Brown
Parade Grand Marshals - TBA
List of Events
||Interfaith Prayer Service at First Baptist
Church on 105 Main Street.
||Leadership/Diversity Symposium at the
Knoxville Marriott. A single $35 ticket covers both the Jan.
17 symposium and luncheon.
||Leadership/Diversity Awards Luncheon at
Knoxville Marriott Hotel with keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Forrest
E. Harris, Sr., President American Baptist College of Nashville,
Tennessee. A single $35 ticket covers both the Jan. 17 symposium
||Groundbreaking ceremony for TVA and Knoxville's
Habitat for Humanity. TBA.
||Panel discussion, "The Cost of Militarism
to Our Community" at the Beck Cultural Exchange Center,
1927 Dandridge Avenue. Lead sponsor Oak Ridge Environmental
|Youth Symposium, Vine Middle Magnet School
||YWCA Race Against Racism at Phyllis Wheatley
Center at 124 S. Cruze Street.
||"A Night With The Arts" at Colston
Center for the Performing Arts at Knoxville College.
||Memorial March (Parade) Line-up &
Step-off at Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.
||Memorial Tribute Service at Greater Warner
Tabernacle AME Zion Church with keynote speaker Rev. Dr. Renita
J. Weems, nationally-renowned theologian and ordained elder
in the African Methodist Church.
||Holiday Celebration Concert at the Knoxville
For additional information contact Thomas "Tank" Strickland