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Kentucky Wesleyan joins Owensboro community for 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations

OWENSBORO, Ky. Kentucky Wesleyan College will join the Owensboro Human Relations Commission and the Owensboro-Daviess County Education Community for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and celebration on Monday, Jan. 18.

The public is invited to join a march Monday afternoon with a keynote speaker event hosted at KWC’s Activity Hall the same evening. All participants are required to follow COVID-19 protocols including wearing face coverings and physical distancing. The keynote speaker will be available via live stream. Please visit www.kwc.edu for links.

This year’s march is from Owensboro High School (OHS) to Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC). On Monday at 6 p.m., Kentucky Wesleyan will host Dr. O.J. Oleka as the celebration’s keynote speaker in Activity Hall (3300 Frederica Street). To comply with gathering protocols, a limited number of tickets will be available to the public for Monday night’s speaker.

Kentucky Wesleyan College will also host a panel of community leaders on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. The panel discussion will focus on investing in and advocating for the rights and wellbeing of marginalized groups and will be streamed on the college’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kywesleyan.

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