Tybee MLKing, Jr. Parade Saturday January 10


The 2nd Annual Tybee Island Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration will begin Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 2pm with the MLKing, Jr. Parade. There will be a short 10 block party from 16th street Pier to 5th street Old School Cafeteria. The 2015 Tybee MLKing, Jr. Parade Grand Marshals are Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman and former Savannah Mayor, Otis Johnson.

The annual Tybee MLK Human Rights Celebration program will begin immediately following the parade. The Maritime Academy Essay Winners will be presented. They are 1st place Kylie Kline; 2nd place Avery R; and 3rd place, Rudy Gray. The Humanitarian Tybee Dreamer Award winner is John Finney, EOA Savannah. Keynote speaker will be former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson. Mrs. Georgia Benton of the Daughters of the Confederacy also speak. Mrs. Julia Pearce is the chairperson

For more information contact tybeemlk@gmail.com or call Julia Pearce at 912-414-0809.

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