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26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Walk-A-Thon
- Date: 01/21/2019 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
- Location: Stratton Center at Bordwell Park
2008 Martin Luther King Blvd
Riverside, California 92507
Join the Riverside African-American Historical Society on January 21st and pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! This year the theme is ‘Walking for Peace and Justice’. The 5K walk will start at Stratton Center and end at the RCC Digital Library with a stop at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue on Main Street.
Registration will begin at 7:30 AM at Stratton Center. The Walk will begin promptly at 10 AM at the entrance of the Center. Free shuttle service back to Stratton Center will be available every half hour beginning at 11 AM.
After the walk join a short program (honoring local honorees), booths, entertainment, performances and a contest for the organization with the most number of walkers.
This year’s Honorees include:
- Assembly Member Sabrina Cervantes
- Judge Irma Poole-Ashberry
- Congressman Mark Takano
- Justice Richard Fields
Proceeds from the Walk-A-Thon will benefit the Riverside African-American Historical Society to support:
The Civil Rights Institute, Clarke & Grier College Scholarships and for the maintenance and upkeep of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue.
For more information please call (951) 384-1866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.