Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, Inc. and Hammond’s Department of Planning & Development invite the public to attend a candlelight march to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 21, 2019.

Participants are to meet in the Hammond City Hall parking lot located at 5925 Calumet Avenue to lineup at 6:30am. The group will walk to the Hammond Civic Center located at 5825 S. Sohl Avenue beginning promptly at 6:45 a.m. Please bring your own flashlights or candles.

A community commemoration will be held at the Hammond Civic Center immediately following the march. The annual Legacy Awards will be presented at this ceremony. Please call 219-853-6358 x2 more information.