Martin Luther King-2018 Service and Celebration Activities

Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Announces 2018 Service and Celebration Activities

ST. PAUL, MN – At 10:00am on Monday, January 15, 2018, the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday will host the 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul. The event will include remarks from Governor Mark Dayton, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, and Rep. Ilhan Omar.
“To continue the work that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. championed over 60 years ago, we must reaffirm our commitments to equal rights, opportunities, and justice for all,” said Governor Dayton. “I encourage Minnesotans to join us on January 15th, as we honor past civil rights leaders and renew our state’s commitment to building a better future for all Minnesotans.”
This year, the theme of the celebration will be: “Life’s most persistent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
“This celebration is a chance to recognize the incredible legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as we continue our work today to advance greater justice and equity for everybody,” said James Burroughs, Chief Inclusion Officer for the State of Minnesota. “This year, as we remember his legacy, I encourage all Minnesotans to ask themselves: What are you doing for others?”
This year’s program will be hosted by Brandi Powell, KSTP-TV Anchor, and will feature musical performances by the Billingsley School of Music & Arts, Stokely Williams, and Maria Isa. This event is free and open to the public. More details can be found below.
EVENT: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
WHO:
Governor Mark Dayton
Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
WHAT:
The 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration, with the theme: “Life’s most persistent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
WHEN:
Monday, January 15, 2018
8:30am             Doors Open for Youth Rally
9:00am             Youth Rally Begins
9:30am             Doors Open for Celebration Program
10:00am           Celebration Program Begins
12:00pm           Event Ends
WHERE:
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
345 Washington Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
About the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Every year since 1986, the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday has hosted a statewide event. The theme of this year’s celebration is: “Life’s most persistent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”
This year’s celebration will also feature an awards ceremony honoring Minnesotans who are making a difference for all of us. This event is free and open to the public, and live American Sign Language interpretation & CART services will be provided. If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Nicholas.Kor@state.mn.us for additional information.

Vets Day on the Hill

  Veterans on the hill will start March 12th at 10:00 a.m. Veteran socializing will be at the veteran service building fifth floor from 8 to 10

 

Attention MOPH Chapter officers

Chapter Elections need to be held now in March of each year.
Chapter Elections are due with a postmark no later than or emailed to the National no later than April 30, 2018 and signed by the proper officers.
Copy of election report signed also to the Dept Office.

Chapter finance reports along with the 990N for the last completed year along with the inventory are due at the National either postmarked no later than May 15, 2018 or emailed no later than May 15, 2018 and must be signed by the proper officers. Copy of the finance report signed also to the Dept Office.

 

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