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The Mayor and Council of Rockville and the Rockville Human Rights Commission will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday, Jan. 19 with a special program at 10 a.m. at Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive. The program theme is beloved community, and the program will feature guest speaker Patrice Gaines and a variety of multicultural performances. Performers include:

Soul in Motion and Vision Contemporary Dance Ensemble, Maritza Rivera, poet, Urban Artistry, hip hop dancers, Kiamsha theater group, Arte Flamenco, Glorystar Children's Chorus and more. 
The program will also honor the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award recipient and the F. Michael Taff Award recipient.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award is presented to a student from a Rockville high school who has worked to fulfill
Dr. King's dream. 

The F. Michael Taff Award is presented to a business, organization or adult that has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities. 

Displays of various organizations will be up in the hallway of the school with community representatives ready to let people know what they can do to volunteer throughout the year.

The public is invited to this free event and the reception that immediately follows. For more information, please call 240-314-8316. For questions regarding accessibility call 240-314-8108.

View  the 2015 celebration:   

2015 MLK Day Special - Fostering a Beloved Community