You can get into national parks for free on MLK Day


The MLK Day signing was already scheduled for Friday, along with the president's first annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, but the White House decided not to hold the daily press briefing before Mr. Trump takes off for Palm Beach, Florida, Friday night. Going forward, that commitment to service on the third Monday of January will better unite and strengthen each of us and the entire Cherokee Nation. Greg Taylor, at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 819 North Apperson Way, Kokomo.

"I hope that this moment will serve as a reminder of the constant work to realize Dr. King's dream of building the Beloved Community - a community at peace with itself and our neighbors", Lewis said in a statement posted to his website.

Following the panel, attendees can join together for a free will-donation meal and a keynote address delivered by Linn County Supervisor Stacey Walker. "Dr. King stands as a titan in the pantheon of great visionary leaders. It's just a very divided time in our country right now", he said. And, a most fitting tribute would be for each of us to rise every day and ask ourselves, "What can I do to help someone today?"

Reid, the recipient of many awards, including AHERN Inc.

It won't be the only event Walker will speak at throughout the day.

There are also events before King's birthday is celebrated.

Following breakfast, a volunteer service project will be performed in honor of Dr. King's service to the painting the Roaring River Elementary School cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Craig Tidline is principal at the school.

Learn about New York's links to the Civil Rights Movement on a special edition of Big Onion's Historic Harlem Walking Tour.

Coe College (Gage Memorial Union, Cedar Rapids) - Monday, Jan. 15 at 9 a.m. A celebration of MLK's legacy from 2 5 p.m.

Jones said this is the second year she's been involved in the program, and what she's noticed is some families use the day to plan their own days of service or visit museums to recognize King in their own way.

The speakers and performances by the The Denham Springs Community Choir and Young Artist Academy Gospel Choir will begin at 10:45 Roberts United.