• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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    Name: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
    Date: January 15, 2018
    Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
    Event Description:

             

    Online Registration is closed. Limited walk-ins will be available day of the event.

    Please join us for the annual "We Have a Dream" breakfast. Enjoy delicious food, listen to a panel of our community's dynamic youth, and get inspired. Tickets are only $10 and include breakfast.

    7:30am - Doors open 
    7:45 - 8:30am - Breakfast 
          * scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, sausage, fruit, danish, coffee, juice
    8:30 - 10:00am - Program
    * Welcome 
    * Invocation
    * Pledge of Allegiance & Presentation of Colors
    * Musical Performance
    * Poetry Contest Winners: Diversity Council
    * Youth Panel Discussion: "Lessons Learned from Dr. King & What They Mean to Me
       *Closing Remarks - NAACP
    10:00 am - Dismissal for post-breakfast march and activities

    You can also partake in the post-breakfast march and activities listed below:
    10:00     Rally and Instructions for March – North Lobby
    10:30     Freedom March through Downtown Rochester
    11:30     Return to Civic Center
    12:00     Dr. King Program – Civic Theatre Lobby
    1:15       Dr. King Birthday Party 
    2:00        Adjourn

    A limited number of FREE tickets to this event are available for individuals and organizations.  Please contact the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce at (507)288-1122 for more information.

    If you are interested in sponsoring seats for Community Members or other sponsorship opportunities for this event, please contact Vice President, Development & Operations, Paul Richardson, or call (507) 424-5663.

    Event Sponsors:

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    Location:
    Mayo Civic Center
    Exhibit Hall
    30 Civic Center Drive SE
    Rochester, MN 55904
    Date/Time Information:
    Monday, January 15th
    7:30 am - Doors open 
    7:45 am- 8:30 am - Breakfast 
          * scrambled eggs, hashbrowns, sausage, fruit, danish, coffee, juice
    8:30 am - 10:00 am - program
          * Welcome 
          * Invocation
          * Pledge of Allegiance & Presentation of Colors
          * Musical Performance
    Contact Information:
    Fees/Admission:
    Individual Seat - $10 per person
    (Includes General Admission Seating, Breakfast & Program)

    Table of 8 - $200
    (Includes Reserved Seating, Breakfast & Program)
     
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