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MLK Day

The Mayor and Council of Rockville and the Rockville Human Rights Commission will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Monday, January19, 2015 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.
                    
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. Complete the 
Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Award nomination form online. Deadline date has been extended to December 17.

The F. Michael Taff Award is presented to a business, organization or adult that has helped to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Complete the 
F. Michael Taff Award nomination form. Deadline date has been extended to December 17.

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.  We hope that you will join us for this upcoming year's celebration. For more information, please call 240-314-8316. For questions regarding accessibility call 240-314-8108.


View excerpts from our previous 2013 celebration:    

The 2013 celebration included an appearance by Dr. DeRionne P.Pollard, President of Montgomery College as the guest speaker. The Presidential Inauguration Ceremony was televised in the cafeteria immediately following the event.

             
                                            2013 MLK Day Celebration Production    

2013 MLK Day Special - Milestone Moments