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.