Leon Co. to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 16

Posted at 1:24 PM, Jan 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-14 08:38:16-05

LEON CO., Fla. -- Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor and The MLK Foundation of Florida, Inc. invite the public to attend a celebration to observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. in the Leon County Courthouse North Rotunda.

Ms. Doby Flowers, Florida Women’s Hall of Fame recipient will be the speaker for the occasion. County Administrator Vince Long will provide the welcome remarks and Leon County Commission Chairman Nick Maddox will bring greetings.

The honorees for this occasion will be Ms. Gerri Chambers, Community Service; Mr. Davey Owens, Helping from the Heart; One Church, One Child; Dr. Edward Holifield, Community Advocate; Mrs. Dorothy Inman Johnson, Literary Contributor; Ms. Kimberly Moore, Employment/Workforce Development; Dr. Jim Murdaugh, Education Contributor.

A lunch buffet will be provided following the program.