THE 2014 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
2014 MARTIN LUTHER KING WREATH LAYING CEREMONY
Friday, January 17, 2014, 6:00 PM
MARTIN LUTHER KING MEMORIAL GARDENS
RALEIGH, NC

"50 Years Later: The Journey Continues in Pursuit of the Dream"
The 34th Annual Martin Luther King
Wreath Laying Ceremony
Friday, January 17, 2014, 6:00 PM
Martin Luther King Memorial Gardens
Raleigh, North Carolina

"50 Years Later: The Journey Continues in Pursuit of the Dream

PRESIDING OFFICER'S OPENING REMARKS & CALL TO ORDER
The Reverend Paul L. Anderson, Pastor
The Fountain of Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina

OPENING PRAYER
Bishop Gerald Silver, Pastor
Freedom Temple, Raleigh, North Carolina
President, Raleigh Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance

WELCOME & REMARKS
Dr. Jeremy Collins
Fellow, Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Board Member, The Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Committ ee
Durham, North Carolina

WHY WE DO THIS
Ms. Terri Ellerbe
Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta
Raleigh, North Carolina

MUSICAL PRESENTATION
Sanderson High School Chorus
Sanderson High School
Raleigh, North Carolina

WREATH LAYING & TRIBUTE
Ms. Jocelien Whitehead
Miss Black USA Talented Teen
Greenville, North Carolina

COMMUNITY KEYNOTE ADDRESS
The Reverend Dr. David C. Forbes, Sr., Pastor Emeritus
Christian Faith Baptist Church
Raleigh, North Carolina

BENEDICTION & THE LAST WORD
The Reverend Dr. Dumas A. Harshaw, Jr., Pastor
First Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina
Chairman, The Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee
Former Chairman, N.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission