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Indiana Civil Rights Commission

ICRC > Newsroom > MLK Jr. Holiday Celebration Date Announced MLK Jr. Holiday Celebration Date Announced

The 20th Annual King Holiday Celebration presented by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission is scheduled for Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 12:00 pm (noon). The program, which is open to Indiana residents and students across the state, will be located in the State House Rotunda.

In addition to honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission will present four awards. The Freedom Award, Passing the Torch Award, the Chairman's Award and the Spirit of Justice Award (2010 recipients listed below).

 Freedom Award  Richard Hatcher, Fr. Kenneth Taylor
 Passing the Torch Award  Rev. Melvin Girton, Sr., Judge Charles Pratt
 Chairman's Award  Charles Brown, Lisette Guillen, Ural Smith
 Spirit of Justice Award  Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard

Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP early, as space is limited. For more information regarding the 20th Annual King Holiday Celebration, or to RSVP, please contact Brad Meadows at (317) 232-2651 or bmeadows@icrc.in.gov .

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