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Martin Luther King Day events in Oak Ridge – 2017

Here’s the schedule I received today. Note that one of these events has already passed:

2017 Oak Ridge Celebrations
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday
Monday, January 16, 2017
“A Day On, Not A Day Off”
Schedule of Events

Wednesday, January 11th

10:00 a.m. Department of Energy, ORO, ORAU, 210 Badger Road
ORAU Pollard Technology Conference Center
Guest Speaker: Rev. P. Banneker Hatcherson, Pastor
23rd Street Baptist Church, Birmingham, AL
Sponsor: Black Employment Program

6:00 p.m. Oak Valley Baptist Church, 194 Hampton Road
Dr. King Program and Soul Food Dinner
Guest Speaker: David Anderson, Regional Supervisor, Dept. of Children Services and
President, Anderson County Branch of NAACP
Theme: “Has Dr. King’s Dream become a Reality?”
Sponsor: OVBC Family Life Ministries

Monday, January 16th

8:00a.m. Atomic City Sportsmen’s MLK Breakfast, 194 Hampton Road
(Oak Valley’s Fellowship Hall)
Guest Speaker: Rev. Renee Kessler, Director of Beck Cultural Center
Sponsor: Atomic City Sportsmen

9:45 a.m. The “Community Speaks” Program, 602 Scarboro Road
New Hope Center, (Y-12) Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC.
Guest Speaker: Rev. Linda Wilson Calvert
Theme: “The Strength To Love”
Participants: SECME Inc. /Scholarship Awards/Music/Dance
Sponsors: Xi Iota Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Consolidate Nuclear Security, LLC., Oak Valley Baptist Church, Saint Stephens Episcopal Church

Lunch (New Hope Center Lobby)
Methodist Medical Center/Covenant Health
Desserts: By Church Women United

4:00p.m. MLK Basketball Benefit, Robertsville Middle School, 245 Robertsville Road
Teams: Robertsville Middle School vs. Oliver Springs Middle School
Girls Junior Varsity 4:00 p.m.
Boys Junior Varsity 5:00 p.m.
Girls Varsity 6:00 p.m.
Boys Varsity 7:00 p.m.


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