Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events Scheduled

ASHEVILLE NC – The 35th Annual Prayer Breakfast will be held on Saturday January 16 at the Crowne Plaza Resort–this is a ticketed event. There will be a Peace March & Rally on Monday, January 18 at 11:30 am starting at St. James AME Church and ending at Pack Square and a Candlelight Ceremony on Monday the 18th at 6 pm at Nazareth First Baptist Church.

At the candlelight ceremony the 2016 Community Service Honorees will be presented and the event will feature Rev. Clark Olsen as the speaker and Jaki Shelton Green as the evening’s poet.

A flyer for this event is attached below.

County Offices will be closed for Martin Luther King Day, January 18.  The Landfill will operate on a normal schedule.

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