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This just in from Nathaniel Batchelder, director of Oklahoma City’s Peace House:
CHURCH OF THE OPEN ARMS MLK EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED:
The special 3 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. public celebration with a speaker from Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, planned at Church of the Open Arms for this Sunday, Jan. 14 will be rescheduled because of weather.
Rev. Dr. Kathy McCallie, Pastor, Church of the Open Arms 525-9555
Nathaniel Batchelder, President, Ex-Officio 524-5577
And this is from the Oklahoma County Democrats:
Greeting Fellow Democrats:
Kitti Asberry, chair of the Oklahoma County Democratic Party, has the following information about the Martin Luther King Day activities:
I was just informed that Roosevelt Milton, President of the State and OKC Branch of NAACP recently postponed the MLK Activities scheduled Monday, February 15. All activities which were scheduled to begin at 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. will take place Saturday, January 20th at the same times and locations. The program will go as follows on Saturday January 20th.
8:00 a.m. Jobs Fair
9:00 a.m. Gathering for Silent March to the Capitol
9:45 a.m. Silent March Step-Off
10:45 a.m. National Bell Ringing Program at Oklahoma Historical Center
11:00 a.m. Ringing of Bell
12 Noon Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Program, St Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral
2:00 p.m. Parade Step-Off, NW 7th & Robinson to Coca Cola Convention Center
Currently there are discussions going on concerning the 7:00 a.m. MLK Breakfast at the Reed Center. As soon as that information is available, I will pass it on.
In other weather related news, Lisa Pryor’s address to the Friday Luncheon will be re-scheduled to another date.
Yours in Solidarity,
The OK County Democratic Party
Stay warm, everyone! Be careful this weekend.