January 7, 2013

2013 Chehalem Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

2013 Chehalem Valley MLK Jr. Day of Service and Celebration takes place Jan. 21st

The second annual Chehalem Valley Community Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will take place at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21st at Chehalem Cultural Center at 415 East Sheridan Street in Newberg. This free event is open to the public.

The program includes drummers from the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde, the Flag/Color Guard, music from the George Fox University Gospel Choir, Veritas School Concert Choir and Edwards Elementary School, guest speaker Gregory Gudger, readings by the winners of our scholastic MLK Jr. Day Poetry Contest, recognition of local volunteer service performed in observance of MLK Jr. Day, and more. Refreshments will be provided. This event will last approximately one hour.

For questions, contact Chehalem Cultural Center at 503.487.6883 or call Kat at Chehalem Park and Recreation District at 971.832.4222, or Lionel Muthiah at 971.832.8533.

This event is produced in cooperation with CPRD, Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg School District, Newberg Rotary Clubs and Kiwanis, and Friendsview Retirement Center. 

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