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2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

by Maureen McCabe on January 18, 2009

Dr. Martin Luther King ecard from Real Living

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.” -  Martin Luther King Jr.

2009 Local Events Include:

The 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration (tickets not available at the door)  J. Alfred Smith Sr. is the keynote speaker for this years annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Breakfast Celebration at the Columbus Convention Center.

“In His Own Words” the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Franklin County Vets Memorial “free to the public”

4th Annual Westerville Martin Luther King, Jr.  Breakfast Celebration (ticket deadline was last Monday) at Vila Milano (on Schrock Road.)   The 2009 theme is “Stepping Together.”  The keynote speaker is Mr. Jefferson A. Thomas, a volunteer to desegregate an all-white  high school in Little Rock Arkansas in the 1950′s.   Thomas and a group of eight other black students, became known known as the “Little Rock Nine”

More 2009 events from Sunday Columbus Dispatch’s  “Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy” include events throughout Columbus and Central Ohio including  an events in Worthington.

The image is a Real Living ecard in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  I sell real estate for Real Living HER.

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