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How to Participate

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government and University of Kentucky will co-sponsor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commemoration on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Lexington Center Heritage Hall. This celebration and annual day of events is one where so many participate and support. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Planning Committee highly encourage the community to participate in these scheduled events, and to become involved in activities that commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Please advise the planning committee in advance, if special accommodations are necessary for the march or the program.


How to Participate:

  1. Become a sponsor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration.

    Visit bluegrass.kimbia.com/mlkholiday to make an donation online.

    If your organization or any member would like to contribute to these events, please make checks payable to:  MLK Holiday Committee Fund, 499 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507. Invoice is available upon request. Contributions are very much appreciated, but certainly not required for your participation.
     

  2. Join us for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Freedom March

    On January 15, 2018 the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom March departs from downtown Lexington Center Heritage Hall on West Main Street at 10:00 a.m. Line up for the Freedom March begins at 9:00 a.m. in the corridor of Heritage Hall and continues until 10:00 a.m. 

    If your organization plans to march, click here to register online. 

    Mr. Terry Allen, MLK March Coordinator, can be reached directly at the University of Kentucky by calling 859-257-8927 or tallen@uky.edu for more information about the march. 


     

  3. Attend the FREE Commemorative Holiday Program at 11:00 a.m. The Commemorative Program begins at 11:00am in Lexington Center Heritage Halls East and Center. This year's special keynote presenter is American anti-racism activist and writer, Mr. Tim Wise.