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County Executive Abele Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will attend a number of events Sunday and Monday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By - Jan 18th, 2014 11:48 am

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will attend a number of events Sunday and Monday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, January 19

What: 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
Where: Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 North Water Street, Milwaukee
Time: 1 pm

What: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Concert featuring The Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra & Bel Canto Chorus
Where: Holy Redeemer Institutional Church of God in Christ
3500 West Mother Daniels Way, Milwaukee
Time: 4 pm

Monday, January 20

What: 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
Where: Wisconsin Center
400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Time: 7 am

What: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Where: Bay View Middle and High School
2751 S. Lenox St., Milwaukee
Time:  12 pm – County Executive Abele will serve lunch to volunteers.

What: Milwaukee County Parks MLK Celebration
Where: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
1531 West Vliet Street, Milwaukee
Time: 3 pm

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