St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

St. John Residents Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

St. John Residents Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebrations

Thursday, January 17, 2019

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH - St. John the Baptist residents are invited to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at events being held throughout the Parish on Monday, January 21, 2019.

A march will take place in LaPlace at 9:00 a.m., proceeding up Belle Pointe Blvd. down Airline Hwy. to the Parish Government Building located at 1811 W. Airline Hwy.  Those interested in marching are asked to begin lining up at 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of 400 Ory Dr. and Belle Pointe Blvd.  A rally will immediately follow the march at the Parish Government Building.

On the West Bank, the West St. John Civic Association will hold its annual march and memorial program beginning at 12 noon.  The march will begin at the Roland Borne, Sr. Memorial Library located at 2979 Highway 18 and will travel along River Road to West. St. John Elementary where a memorial program will take place.

Please join the St. John Community in commemoration of Dr. King's birthday.

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