There are at least three events scheduled on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 16).
Atomic City Sportsmen Club hostsÂ 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 yearâ€™s keynote speaker will be the Reverend ReneÃ© 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…]