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Johns Hopkins Institutions' 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration - 01/16/2007

Johns Hopkins Institutions' 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Media Advisory
Release Date: January 16, 2007

WHAT:  
Johns Hopkins Institutions’ 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

WHEN:  
Friday, Jan. 19, 2007
Noon to 1:30 p.m.

EVENT:   
Maya Angelou, author, poet, actress and one of America’s most influential civil rights activists, will be the featured speaker at this year’s annual event honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and marking community and civil rights service by Johns Hopkins employees. 

The Martin Luther King Award for Community Service will be presented to 10 employees, five from the The Johns Hopkins Hospital and five from the University.

Levi Watkins, M.D., the Hopkins professor of cardiac surgery who launched the commemoration in 1982, again presides as master of ceremonies. Unified Voices, a chorus of Hopkins employees and community members, will provide musical entertainment during the event. 

WHERE:  
Johns Hopkins’ Turner Auditorium
720 Rutland Ave.
Baltimore, Md..

For the Media

John M. Lazarou
office--410-502-8902
pager--410-283-9695
mobile--410-707-3116
jlazaro1@jhmi.edu

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