2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration


Event Details


13339649_138179686598753_362714692149245924_nShare MLK’s vision of a “Beloved Community” during the 2017 Celebration, scheduled Jan. 11-16, 2017. Scheduled events include a forum on race relations, interfaith worship service, Community Service Day and MLK Memorial March, Program and Community Luncheon. All events free and open to the public. Call (843) 681-3881 or visit the HHI MLK JR Celebration Planning Committee’s FB page for more information.

2017 Schedule

Wednesday, January 11 • 2 p.m. • League of Women Voters Forum
Campbell Chapel AME Church, 25 Boundary St., Bluffton. Topic: Creating the Beloved Community: A Conversation about Race Relations.

Friday, January 13 • 7:30 p.m.  • Ecumenical Community Worship Service
Congregation Beth Yam, 4105 Meeting St. Residents and visitors, clergy and young people invited.

Saturday, January 14 • 8 a.m.-noon • MLK Community Service Day
8-9 a.m.– Breakfast for volunteers & service project selection at All Saints Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 3001 Meeting St.
9 a.m.-noon– Community work projects with team leaders.

Monday, January 16 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
10 a.m.– MLK Memorial March starting and ending in the HHI High School parking lot
11 a.m.- MLK Memorial Program in the HHI High School Seahawk Cultural Center. Musical presentations and presentation of MLK. Essay Contest Awards & 2017 MLK Community Service Award.
12:30 p.m.– Community Luncheon in HHI High School cafeteria.