Event Details
Martin Luther King Celebration
Event Type:Special Event
Location:McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall
 
Sunday, January 19, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Contact:
Juliet Jeter
Department:Main Line Martin Luther King Association
The Main Line Martin Luther King Association will hold its annual musical tribute to Dr. King on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m. in Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Hall, 101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr, Pa. 19010. This event is free and open to the public.

Emceed by NBC10 reporter Daralene Jones, the celebration will feature performances by local musicians John Pollard; Barry Sames with Barbara Walker, Joliet Harris and Jimmy Coleman; Daren Miller and the Sweet Fellowship Inspirational Choir; Maestro’s Kids; and the group JDK, which is made up of Kellye Hatcher, Jazara Morales, and Danielle Muse.

Longtime community activist Elizaeth “Peggy” Mull Gaskins and businessman Joseph G. Harley, owner of J. Harly Painting Inc. for more than 25 years, are being honored at the event and the recipients of the 2013-14 Main Line Martin Luther King Association scholarship will be announced.

An additional celebration of Dr. King’s legacy will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20, at the Saints Memorial Baptist Church, 47 S. Warner Ave., Bryn Mawr, Pa. 19010.

For more information about either event, call 610-526-5244.

Event Description:This year's annual Martin Luther King celebration, held by the Main Line Martin Luther King Association in conjunction with Bryn Mawr College, features a Musical Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s featured artist:John Pollard; Barry Sames, Featuring Barbara Walker & Joilet Harris with Jimmy Coleman on Drums - "Honoring Gospel Legends Mahalia Jackson & Shirley Ceaser"; Daren Miller and Sweet Fellowship Inspirational Choir; JDK - Kellye Hatcher, Jazara Morales, & Danielle Muse; Bethel Academy Maestros. The Main Line Martin Luther King Association honorees are Elizabeth "Peggy" Mull Gaskins and Joseph Harley. There will be an introduction of our 2013-14 Scholarship Recipients followed by a freewill Scholarship Offering. There will be light refreshments served following the program.
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