Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at
Hamilton’s 12th Annual Dr. King Tribute on
Township Mayor Kelly Yaede invites residents to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr., on Thursday, January
15, 2015, at Hamilton Township’s 12th Annual Tribute to Dr. King.
will take place at Faith Baptist Church (located
at 2111 Kuser Road in Hamilton) beginning at 7 PM. Admission to this
tribute ceremony is free.
courage, commitment to equality and sincere devotion to a peaceful and just society
is something that we continue to celebrate, acknowledge and inspire to uphold
in our community,” says Mayor Kelly Yaede.
Hamilton Township program will include musical performances by Isaiah Alston (a
top ten finalists from television’s “The X Factor”), the Faith Baptist Church
Adult Choir and the Hamilton High School West Jazz Band.
Township School District Assistant Superintendent, Steven Bollar, will provide the
keynote address during the tribute ceremony.
Additionally, John O. Wilson Hamilton Township Neighborhood Center
Executive Director, Gloria Stephens, will be honored with the Spirit of
Community Service Award, while Nottingham High School student Nekayle Whitaker,
will receive the first annual Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service
Scholarship Award, presented by the CYO Bromley Center.
dignitaries and special guests include Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede,
Faith Baptist Church Pastor Lance Walker, 217 Church Pastor Joshua Conn, CYO
Bromley Director, Patrick Hardiman, as well as Hamilton Township Police
Division Sgt. Quincy Hendryx and Hamilton Health, Recreation, Seniors and
Veterans Services Director, Marty Flynn.