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Big Sandy Community and Technical College to host 5th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March

PIKEVILLE, KY– Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) will hold the Fifth Annual Unity March commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 20, 2020 in Pikeville, KY. 
 
The Unity march will begin at the parking garage on Hambley Boulevard in downtown Pikeville at 10:00 a.m. Participants will travel through town and finish at the Pikeville United Methodist Church for the recitation of “I Have a Dream” performed by Associate Pastor Justin Preston. Pastor Marvin King, Jr. is the guest speaker.  If you would like to attend the program and are unable to walk, we will meet you inside the Pikeville United Methodist Church. Refreshments will follow after the program. 
 
Tina Terry, Co-Director of Diversity at BSCTC stated, “We are delighted that this event, centered on hope, is quickly growing with the great help of our partners.  It is a very important time for our communities in Central Appalachia to come together and experience the lessons Dr. King instilled in the collective minds of our country over sixty years ago. His philosophies regarding equality, poverty, and unity are fundamental to our democracy-- always.”
 
Big Sandy Community and Technical College is proud to host the 5th Annual Unity March in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in partnership with the City of Pikeville, University of Pikeville, Progress Pike, House of Prayer and Worship, Pikeville United Methodist Church, and Community Trust Bank.
 
For more information about the Unity March, contact Tina Terry at (606) 886-7374 or email tterry0025@kctcs.edu.

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