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16Jan2017

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield will hold its 30th Annual Interfaith Commemoration Service

At Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity located at 315 First St. in Westfield

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield / Mr. Tim Burke at 908-963-4578

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield will hold its 30th Annual Interfaith Commemoration Service on January 16, 2017.

This service will be hosted by the Catholic Church of the Holy Trinity located at 315 First St. in Westfield, where Rev. Anthony Randazzo is pastor. The theme for the 2017 program year is Bridging the Divide.

The Dr. King Association sponsors an annual essay contest in the local elementary and intermediate schools whose students will respond to the challenge of this theme; and contest winners will be recognized at this service. The commemoration program will include participants from local churches, mosques and synagogues as well as other civic organizations. The commemoration service which starts at 1 pm will be preceded by a police escorted march departing the Dr. King monument on the circle (south-side) at 12:30 pm. The public is invited to participate in this march.

The keynote speaker for this event will be Westfield resident Andrew H. Lee, Associate Curator at New York University Libraries and Affiliated Faculty, Dept. of History NYU. More information about Mr. Lee will be provided in future releases.

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