Historic Gwinnett County Courthouse
185 West Crogan Street
10:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014
Festivals, Health | Wellness
The United Ebony Society will host the 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, January 20, 2014 in Lawrenceville GA. The theme, “Strengthening our Community, Nation and World” underscores the importance of knowledge, empowerment, and wellness for us all.
The parade kick off will be held at the gazebo at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse located at 185 Crogan Street in Lawrenceville, GA at 10:00am. The parade concludes at Moore Middle School which is located at 1221 Lawrenceville Highway (HWY 29) at the intersection of Johnson Road. Iconic Olympian Tommie Smith will be the grand marshal.
A free health fair will take place upon arrival to Moore Middle School. Attendees of the health fair will benefit from free preventative health screenings and educational opportunities. Free educational materials in the following areas will be provided such as heart disease, stroke, blood pressure , breast cancer, domestic violence awareness, vision & dental screening, help for the homeless , sickle cell, fire & safety , health & wellness, Affordable HealthCare Act resources, etc.
The health fair will take place until 2:30pm. Please visit the website http://www.gwinnettmlkparade.com/ for further details. You may also call 678-856-7602.