Plans have been finalized for the Drew County Martin Luther King Jr celebration. There will be an MLK Brunch on Saturday, January 14 at 11 am at the VFW Hut. Tickets are $10. The main speaker is Pastor Jerome Pastor, Drew County NAACP Branch 6042 Legal Redress Committee Chair and Pastor of the Great I Am Temple. Tickets are on sale now.
The guest speaker for the Official Day Celebration is the world’s youngest elected mayor, 18-year-old Jaylen Smith of Earle, AR. The event will be held Monday. January 16 at 6 pm at New Life Assembly of God Church.
The MLK Celebration choir will also perform. Special honorees will be recognized.
MLK apparel is available as well. This celebration is hosted by the Drew County NAACP Branch 6042.
Please visit dcnaacp6042.org/community to purchase tickets and apparel.