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Press Advisory –Two Celebrations Marking the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

 MEMORIAL DEDICATION

WHO
: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee

Program speakers:
  • Annapolis Mayor Joshua J. Cohen
  • Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuma
  • U.S. Senator Benjamin Cardin
  • U.S. Representative John Sarbanes
  • Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler
  • Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch
  • Maryland Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Delegate Aisha Braveboy
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee Chair Carl Snowden
WHAT:  50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and Dedication of the Civil Rights Foot Soldiers Memorial

WHERE
:  Whitmore Park, located at the corner of Calvert and Clay Streets in Annapolis.  In the case of inclement weather, the program will be held at the First Baptist Church of Annapolis at 31 West Washington Street

WHEN
:  Wednesday, August 28
               10 – 11:30 a.m.
 

CITY OF ANNAPOLIS FOOT SOLDIERS’ RECOGNITION

WHO:
Mayor Josh Cohen, City Alderpersons, Foot Soldiers, family and friends

WHAT:
A program to recognize the Annapolis Foot Soldiers who participated in the March on Washington

WHERE:  First Baptist Church, 31 West Washington Street

WHEN: Wednesday, August 28
               Noon – 1 p.m.