Organizers of this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Countywide Celebration are honored to welcome inspirational pastor and activist Father Michael L. Pfleger as the keynote speaker at this year’s event. This year’s celebration will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019, at The Vineyard Church (1500 N. Lincoln Ave., Urbana). Entertainment and hors […]
The City’s Community Relations Office invites the public to attend the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration and Awards on Friday, January 12, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. at Vineyard Church (1500 N. Lincoln Ave., Urbana). This year’s program will celebrate and honor outstanding youth in our community. Learn more.
On January 15, 2016, the Cities of Champaign and Urbana, the Champaign County Board, Parkland College, and the University of Illinois sponsored the 15th Annual Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration. This year’s theme was “Investing In The Wealth Of Diversity In Our Community”. Approximately 400 people attended the celebration which was held in Parkland College’s Student Union […]
The 13th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration was held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at Hilton Garden Inn. The theme this year was, “A Future Filled with Fast and Marvelous Opportunities”. This commemorative annual event is dedicated to recognizing excellence in community service and humanitarianism by individuals and organizations in our […]