2010 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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2010 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Posted: 01/11/2010
The MLK Commemoration Commission of Greater Knoxville has developed a series of events to commemorate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The events are all linked to the MLK Federal Holiday on January 18 and most events are scheduled on the holiday as well as during the five days proceeding the MLK holiday.

The MLK Memorial March Parade will be held on Monday, January 18th and will step off at the Phyllis Wheatley Center at 10 AM. Former U.S. Ambassador to Poland and Knoxville Mayor from 1988-2003, Victor Ashe will serve as the Grand Marshal for the annual parade.

For further information and other details of the 2010 MLK Celebration events, go to www.mlkknoxville.org.