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.
“Martin Luther King, Jr. was a hero to many and his words of tolerance are as important today as they were five decades ago,” Abele said.
Sunday, January 20
What: 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
Where: Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 North Water Street, Milwaukee
Time: 1:00 pm
What: 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: 5:00 pm
Monday, January 21
What: 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
Where: Delta Center
400 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Time: 7:00 am
What: Milwaukee County Parks MLK Celebration
Where: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
1531 West Vliet Street, Milwaukee
Time: 2:30 pm
Press Releases Referencing Chris Abele
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Announces $100,000 Grant From Bader Philanthropies to Support Housing First initiativeNov 25th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Foundation supports County-wide collaborative to end chronic homelessness
Nov 17th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Abele Budget Holds the Line on Property Taxes and Calls for Removal of Estabrook Dam
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Appoints MPS Graduate, Long-Time Public School Advocate Dr. Demond Means Commissioner of Opportunity Schools ProgramNov 12th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Dr. Means is a graduate of Milwaukee’s Riverside University High School.
Nov 11th, 2015 by Chris Abele
“Today I’m honored to celebrate our nation’s heroes and thank them for the sacrifices they’ve made to keep us safe and protect our freedoms.”
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Statement on Sup. Rainey’s Resolution Creating Office on African American AffairsOct 27th, 2015 by Chris Abele
“Study after study, and statistic after statistic, confirms that racial and ethnic disparities exist in Milwaukee and are having a harmful effect on families and communities."
Oct 20th, 2015 by Chris Abele
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