2017 Martin Luther King Freedom March & Commemorative Service :: Jan. 16

The 2017 King Holiday observance will mark the 31st year of the national holiday and the 88th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

ICC joins co-sponsors King Holiday Committee of Peoria, Bradley University, First United Methodist Church, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Peoria African American Firefighters for the following holiday activities:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom March
    • 3 pm (one hour later than usual)
    • March begins at Bradley University and processes to First United Methodist Church on Perry Ave.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service and Awards Ceremony
    • 3:30 – 4:30 pm, following the Freedom March
    • First United Methodist Church
    • Speaker – Jerome Gregory, speechwriter, student leaders, Coordinator Officer of the Bradley University Speech Team
    • MLK Leadership Awards following the keynote speaker.
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