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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Renaming Ceremony to be Held Sept. 5

Post Date:08/14/2019 4:07 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard street sign 

A ceremony commemorating the renaming of Airport Boulevard to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard will be held on September 5, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location

The ceremony will be held at the northeast corner of NASA Boulevard and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Drivers should enter the site off of NASA Boulevard to park. 

Event Program

Welcome:

City Manager Shannon Lewis
Vice Mayor Debbie Thomas

Comments by City Council Members: 

Tim Thomas – District 1
Mark LaRusso – District 2
Yvonne Minus – District 3
Paul Alfrey – District 5

Opening Prayer: 

Bishop Jacquelyn Gordon New Shiloh Christian Center 

Remarks:

Rev. Lorenzo Laws, Greater Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Carl Finerson
Joe McNeil

Choir:

Local Churches & Civic Groups

“I Have a Dream”

Excerpts from Dr. King’s 1963 speech at the 
March on Washington:
Leonard Ross

Closing:

Bishop Merton Clark
Truth Revealed International Ministries

 

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