For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Arrietta Chakos, Assistant City Manager , (510) 981-7000

PUBLIC INVITED TO CITY OF BERKELEY’S DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY CELEBRATION
Civic Center Exhibit and Program Planned

Berkeley, California (Thursday, January 12, 2006) - beginning Tuesday, January 17, the City of Berkeley will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s contributions to the nation.  An exhibit of artifacts and information will be on display until January 31 in the Civic Center lobby and Café Room on the first floor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Building, 2180 Milvia Street, in Berkeley, California (between Allston and Center Streets.) 

Additionally, refreshments and a short program are planned for Tuesday, January 17, at 12:00 p.m.until 1:00 p.m., in the Civic Center lobby.  Mayor Tom Bates, other Councilmembers, and City Manager Phil Kamlarz, will commemorate the late Dr. King’s vision for peace and social justice.

The City of Berkeley Civic Center building is wheelchair accessible.

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