All City of Oak Ridge offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Household refuse and recycling will be picked up on its normal schedule.
The Green McAdoo Cultural Organization and its Board will host a prayer breakfast on Monday, January 15 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), at the Green McAdoo Recreation Center in Clinton.
The MLK Prayer Breakfast will begin with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the prayer service will start at 9, a press release said.
The community is invited, and there is no charge. If you have questions, call the Center at (865) 463-6500.
The Green McAdoo Cultural Center is at 101 School Street, just north of and up the hill from downtown Clinton.
There are at least three events scheduled on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 16).
Atomic City Sportsmen Club hosts 28th Annual Martin Luther King Fellowship Breakfast Program
The Atomic City Sportsmen invite the community to the 28th annual Martin Luther King Fellowship Breakfast. The Breakfast will be held on Monday, January 16, at the Oak Valley Baptist Church, 191 Hampton Road in Oak Ridge.
The program begins at 8 a.m., and this year’s keynote speaker will be the Reverend Reneé Kesler, president and chief executive officer of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center Inc. in Knoxville.
Beck was established in 1975 as a primary repository of black history and culture in East Tennessee and remains dedicated to researching, collecting, conserving, preserving, and exhibiting works of art, writings, artifacts, memorabilia, and other evidence of contributions relating to the history and culture of African Americans in this region while fostering and promoting educational, artistic, and cultural activities and experiences, a press release said. [Read more…]
Hospital staff members and federal workers and contractors will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in two separate events on Wednesday, Jan. 16, and Monday, Jan. 21.
The U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge Office has its annual event Wednesday morning at the American Museum of Science and Energy.
The program is titled “50 Years Later: The Evolution of the Dream.” It’s scheduled from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, and it’s open to the public.