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Celebrating Freedom: MLK Jr. ceremony on Jan. 16

January 3, 2023

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland Community and Technical College is proud to support the Boyd and Greenup County branch’s NAACP’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event.

The event will be held Monday, January 16, 2023, at 10:30 A.M at the Ashland Transportation Center.

Pastor JD Crockrel of Christ Temple Church will be the keynote speaker.

A “Freedom March” will take place from Transportation Building to the First Presbyterian Church.

“We are thankful for all of the community partners that support this event,” said NAACP president, Al Baker. “Each year, the NAACP celebrates the achievements of Dr. King and we hope the community will come out to join us to honor Dr. King’s life and accomplishments at this year’s ceremony.”

Sponsors include Ashland Community and Technical College, Ashland Independent Schools, Ashland Transportation Center, City of Ashland, First Presbyterian Church, Ohio University Southern, and Pathways, Inc. For more information, contact Baker by emailing alvin.baker@kctcs.edu.

By: Megan Smedley