2013 King Week Las Vegas Activities

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 2013 King Week Activities

On behalf of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, we are pleased to extend this invitation to participate in the upcoming 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, January 21 2013, at 10 am.

As we all strive for a better world, the King parade is an excellent way to demonstrate our unified commitment to peace and brotherhood. We look forward to celebrating the life of this great American with you. This year’s themeis an excellent creed for us all.

No parade applications will accept after Friday, January 11, 2013.  Applications received after the above deadline date will not be accepted. The parade entry fee is $125.00. No candy or items may be thrown at any time during the parade, for someone may be injured.

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Please note:

The parade will start at Fourth Street, head north on Fourth Street to Ogden – (where it concludes), then the parade will disburse on Fourth Street immediately north of Stewart Avenue. Again, we look forward to celebrating this important holiday with you.

Listed above is a copy of the parade entry form and judging criteria. On your parade entry, please check which category you wish to enter. All CCSD applicants MUST contact Dr. GRETA PEAY our school Liaison at 799-8484.

Parade Chairman and Committee President 702-498-5888

 

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013
Gospel Explosion – Second Baptist Church, 500 Madison Avenue
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Contact: Tonya Fortson 702-525-6546 or Delois Reese 702-232-2452

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
Young Dreamers Awards Program
Second Baptist Church, 500 W. Madison Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106
6:00 p.m.
For more info contact: KimTari Fortson (702) 524-6715

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
5th Annual Education Forum
Sponsored by Clark County Black Caucus in partnership with CCSD
Honoring CCDBC “Educator of the Year”
Mabel Hoggard Math & Science Magnet School
950 N. Tonopah Drive
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 17, 2013
NAACP- Education Forum
Topic: Teen Suicide Prevention & Human Trafficking
William U. Pearson Community Center
1625 West Carey
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Contact: Andre Woods – 702-638-1300

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
31st Anniversary King Banquet –The Orleans Hotel & Casino
No-host Cocktails 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. / Program and Dinner 7:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Gary L. Loster
Grand Marshalls: Lillian McMorris and Rev. Dr. Marion Bennett
Honorary Grand Marshall: KCEP 88.1 FM
Contact: Tonya Fortson 702-525-6546 or Delois Reese 702-232-2452

Monday, January 21, 2013
The 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade
Downtown Las Vegas
10:00am

Monday, January 21, 2013
Dream Fest – Vendors and Entertainment
Edmond Town Center
931 West Owens Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Directions Breakfast
(Breakfast, Keynote Speaker & Parade Awards)
Culinary Training Academy (Nevada Partners)
710 West Lake Mead Blvd.
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
8:30am

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