The City of Monroe will celebrate its 40th Annual Birthday Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 11:30 am until 1 pm Thursday, January 10, 2019, in the W.L. “Jack” Howard Theater of the Monroe Civic Center Complex. The entire community is invited to attend!
EVENT: City of Monroe 40th Annual Birthday Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
SPEAKER: Bishop C.T. Hanchey, Power Church International (Monroe, LA)
THEME: “Service to Our Community”
DATE/TIME: 11:30 AM – 1 PM Thursday, January 10, 2019
LOCATION: Monroe Civic Center – W.L. “Jack” Howard Theater, 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, Monroe, LA
NOTE: The event will feature an outstanding speech, inspirational singing, and recognition of local achievers, leaders, and heroes who have honored Dr. King by their contributions to education, community service, public service, justice and other humanitarian efforts, which help improve our local community!
For the thirteenth consecutive year, we will be making formal presentations to award winners in the following categories:
James Sharp, Jr. Justice Award,
B.D. Robinson Unity Award,
Lillie "Granny" Goins Community Service Award,
Morris Henry Carroll Education Award,
W.L. "Jack" Howard Public Service Award,
Nashall "Shack" Harris Humanitarian Award, and…
Our 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Trailblazer Award recipient is Monroe native and current Grambling State University Head Football Coach Broderick Fobbs. The entire community is invited. Please mark your calendar! We would greatly appreciate it if you would encourage your school, church, neighborhood or civic organizations to participate in this event. This will be an outstanding educational and inspirational experience for all.