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Montgomery County Ceremony Honors Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. In Ceremony Themed Fulfilling the Dream: A Celebration of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 21, 2017


SAVE THE DATE: for an upcoming celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This special tribute ceremony will be held on Monday, January 15 at 3:30 p.m. This will be the first time in many years the holiday falls on Dr. King’s actual birthday, making this program particularly significant, with very special entertainment.

The event, produced by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, will be held at the Music Center at Strathmore located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Bethesda.

This special presentation will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life through dramatic readings, music, dance performances and a special choral performance by the Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir.

Free tickets are required for this event, and will only be distributed onsite the day of the performance (Monday, January 15) starting at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are first-come, first served and everyone in line will receive a general admission ticket until the venue is filled. Come early to get the best seating. The line will form in the Music Center foyer, starting near the café. Patrons may enter on the 3rd floor near the skybridge. Seating will begin at 3 p.m.

For more information on the event go to

Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Judy Stiles 240-777-6507