Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Program

Sunday, January 16, 2022 All Day

The Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Program will be available via live-stream 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. The program will be aired Sunday afternoon, Jan. 23, on Channel 95-Valdosta TV. 

The scheduled speaker is Dr. Michael-Angelo James, Waycross mayor. James is pastor of Emmanuel's International Cathedral of the Holy Spirit Church in Waycross, a published author, past president of the Kiwanis Club of Waycross, president of the Waycross Area Ministerial Alliance and Silver life member of NAACP, and has held other leadership positions, organizers said.

During the Sunday program, "talents of local youths will be showcased, music provided by local singers and musicians, and community citizens will be honored for their work in the community."

From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, "as a MLK committee-led community service project to 'keep the dream alive' and 'give back,' the committee will volunteer at LAMP homeless shelter to collect/donate non-perishable food and personal items. 

Organizers said anyone interested in making a donation may drop off items at the LAMP site, 714 Charlton St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 17.