Contra Costa County’s 38th Annual MLK Day Commemoration, Tuesday, Jan. 19

Humanitarian and Student Humanitarian of the Year to be honored in ceremony

How do you follow Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service?  In Contra Costa County, it will be with a day of celebration.  You’re invited to join the Board of Supervisors in commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. King with a special celebration on Tuesday, January 19, from 11:00 a.m. until noon at 651 Pine Street in Martinez.

Community activist Phil Arnold will be the keynote speaker, with entertainment provided by the Joe Warner Trio featuring vocalist Faye Carol.  Among the highlights will be the presentation of the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year award to Terri Porter, whose work with the Visions of Success program through the Mt. Diablo Unified School District has impacted the lives of countless teens.  Cal High School senior Davis Bullock will be recognized as the Student Humanitarian of the Year, with an incredible story of the past 12 months of his young life that you won’t want to miss.  Both are well known in their communities and beyond for their dedication to serving others.

The ceremony is free to the public, followed by a complimentary buffet lunch in the lobby outside the Board of Supervisors Chamber in Martinez.

If you have questions about the ceremony, you can call 925-313-1183.

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