The MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. Presents The 2015 Marshals’ Reception


The reception will be held on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the King Frazier Student Center at 5:00 p.m. at the King Frazier Student Center, Savannah State University. The Board of Directors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association, Inc. cordially invites you, our sponsors, supporters, and friends to attend the MLK, Jr. annual reception as we pay tribute and celebrate our 2015 Honorees great achievements.

Our Marshals are: Mrs. Ernestine J. Jones is a retired educator of the Beaufort County School System and an outstanding community and church activist. Mrs. Jones also serves on the Chatham County Board of Election. Our second Marshal is Dr. J. Alphonso Dandy, the First Black Optometrist in the City of Savannah, he retired in 2004. Dr. Dandy now serves as the Executive Director of the Antioch Foot and Ankle Group.

Our Civil Rights Activist is: Mrs. Gussie Augustus is a retired nurse. She has a long and impressive history with Savannah Branch of the NAACP. Mrs. Augustus was an active participant in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s for the cause of equality and integration.

Our 2015 Theme is “His Dream: Inspiration for Freed and Justice for All”. Our Theme Winners are: 1st Place Winner –Trenton Q. Huerto – Oglethorpe Academy – 6th Grade; 2nd Place Winner – Auayzina Clark – Oglethorpe Academy – 6th Grade; 3rd Place Winner – Evervett Manning, Jr. – Memorial Day School – 10th Grade

For additional information please call the Association’s office at 912.234.5502 or the president’s office at 912.341.0041.

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