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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

MLK Events :: 2012 Schedule


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

THURSDAY · January 12 · 7 PM Sharp
NAACP & Mohawk Lodger #307:  Two Presentations and Discussion
Two presentations will examine health issues and social media.
'Cleanse, Balance, Build' is a look at a natural way to improve your health,
by Phil Nichols of Genesis Pure Corp. Derrick Miller will talk about 'Social Media',
featuring a look at the fundamentals and how they are impacting our lives.
Hosts for the evening are George Gore and Peter Briggs.

At Mohawk Lodge, 1357 West 3rd Street
Sponsor: Plainfield Chapter, NAACP and the Civil Liberties Dept. of IBPOEW
Info: George Gore, (908) 568-8834.

SATURDAY · January 14 · Doors open at 12:30 PM
Omega Psi Phi: 'Dream For The Stars!'
The 'Omega Talent Hunt', showcasing the area's most talented solo student performers in Dance, Vocal, Instrumental and Spoken Word/Drama, plus an Essay Contest.

At: Hubbard Middle School, 661 West 8th Street
Sponsor: Omicron Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi
Info: (201) 741-1415

SATURDAY · January 14 · 7 PM
New Dems: 4th Annual MLK Potluck Dinner and Food Drive
This must-attend MLK event will also kick off Plainfield's grassroots Obama campaign -- including opportunities for photos with the President. Donations of canned goods or non-perishable food items will benefit Shiloh Baptist Church's food pantry program.

At the home of Council President Adrian and Amelia Mapp, 535 West 8th Street
Sponsor: New Democrats for Plainfield
No RSVP necessary. Invite your friends to this popular event.

MONDAY · January 16 · 8:30 AM
Frontiers MLK Annual Memorial Breakfast.
Guest speaker: Larry Hamm, humanitarian, civil rights activist and dynamic speaker.
Hamm is well-known to Plainfielders for his work as leader of POP (People's Organization
for Progress).

At Plainfield High School Cafeteria, 950 Park Avenue (use Kenyon Avenue lot and entrance)
Tickets: $16/person, $12/Students/Seniors
Sponsor: Plainfield Area Chaper of Frontiers International
Tickets: $16/General Admission, $12/Students and Seniors
Info and reservations: (908) 756-4663 or (732) 968-7500

 
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